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Legislation concerning pregnant inmates tabled

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

A bill that would limit the use of restraints on pregnant inmates has been tabled in the Iowa state house for now.

Representative Linda Miller says it was put aside because law enforcement officials have agreed to follow strict guidelines concerning when to use force on pregnant inmates.

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