Wombs as Crime Scenes: What Happens When Pregnant Women Lose Their Civil Rights
This month, Anna Yocca was released from jail, following over a year of incarceration. Though her case may seem extreme, it's really the most recent high-profile example of a troubling new trend: women being arrested and prosecuted—and often accused of...
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How Personhood Laws Can Land Women in Court for Crimes Against Their Own Fetuses
Anti-abortion measures are putting women are at risk of being charged with crimes against their fetuses, and rogue prosecutors can use their wide discretion to prosecute mothers with crimes beyond feticide or child abuse.