May 13, 2018

In the News

'I felt like a caged animal.' Pa. woman claims jail illegally shackled her during labor
Though Athena Remlinger pleaded with correctional, and then medical, officials to let her carry her baby to term, they took her to Hershey Medical Center, shackled her to a rocking chair and gave her Pitocin, a drug that induces labor, she said in a federal lawsuit.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
by Samantha Melamed