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Lawmakers who toured Georgia detention site raise concerns

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A Congressional delegation has visited a detention facility in rural Georgia and said the conditions and the treatment of the women held there is even worse than has been reported previouslyBy DON BABWIN Associated PressSeptember 26, 2020, 9:10 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleSeveral members of Congress called for a detention facility in Georgia to be shut down pending investigation after women detainees told them of being forced into unnecessary gynecological procedures with dirty equipment that left serious infections amid conditions so unsanitary that some begged to be deported.“This is a horror show, it truly is worse than I expected,” Rep. Juan Vargas, a California Democrat, said Saturday after talking to several detainees on the visit to the Irwin Cou...