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Pregnancy Prosecution

Incarcerating Pregnant Women Who Are Struggling With Addiction Makes for Bad Law and Even Worse Public Policy

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

If a pregnant woman can be charged with a crime for potentially harming her fetus, then literally everything she does or does not do could land her in jail.

Pregnant Women Who Use Drugs Love Their Children too

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

Liked or disliked, cases of drug using pregnant women have huge legal implications for all pregnant women -- potentially setting a devastating precedent that could establish special, separate legal rights for the fetus.