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State prison officials are reviewing policies on shackling inmates after a coalition reached out over concerns that two women were restrained "throughout their laboring process" in recent months. The state Department of Public Safety said a revised policy will reinforce an existing rule against restraining inmates during delivery, but a department spokeswoman said state prison officials haven't been able to confirm whether the reported shackled deliveries actually happened. A