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Denver Archbishop Has Wrong Response to Terrible Attack on Pregnant Woman

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

Thirty-eight states have feticide laws passed with the promise that they would protect pregnant women and their "unborn children" from harm. Yet there is hard evidence that these laws actually hurt them.

Are Pregnant Women Persons After 20 Weeks' Gestation?

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

Far more than abortion is at stake: There are measures that establish legal principles that will be and, indeed, already have been used to justify arrests of and forced medical interventions on pregnant women.

When Does "Pro-Life" Equal "Pro-Imprisonment"?

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

The Liberty Counsel has established that the "pro-life" position is "pro-punishment," not just for doctors who perform abortions, but also for pregnant women who have no intention of ending their pregnancies and go to term.

Three Videos Everyone Should See Before Voting

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

"Personhood" for zygotes cruelly subverts the very idea of a culture of life and potentially criminalizes every pregnant woman. Are you really cool with that? Even if you personally would not chose an abortion?

Personhood Measures in Disguise

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

While people in Mississippi were considering Proposition 26 and deciding whether fertilized eggs and embryos would be treated as entirely separate legal persons, a prosecutor and courts were addressing the same question behind the scenes, where voters have no role or voice.

Is Locking Up Pregnant Women the New Cure for State Financial Woes and Mental Health Problems?

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

When a person suffering from mental illness happens to be a pregnant woman, she does not lose her right to be treated like other human beings experiencing the same problems.