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

Lawmakers in Alabama and Indiana are moving to arrest and incarcerate pregnant women with mental illness and drug addiction, and charge them with harming their fetus.  National Advocates for Pregnant Women is working to defend the basic rights of pregnant women suffering from mental illness, severe depression, or any other health problem to be treated like other human beings experiencing the same problems.

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Dear Sarah Palin: A Giffords Cousin Speaks Out

Ms. Palin, if you are among those who believe that political change can come about non-violently, without hate, violence, or the threat of violence, now would be an excellent time to say so.

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PersonhoodUSA’s Radical, Fetal-Separatist Agenda

Amendment 62 in Colorado is sponsored by a Fetal Separatist movement that seeks to legally separate pregnant women and the fertilized eggs, embryos and fetuses inside them, depriving women of their right to life and liberty.

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The War on Drugs Coming to a Womb Near You

Organizations from the March of Dimes to the American Medical Association oppose the arrests and prosecutions, based on “child abuse,” of pregnant women who use drugs, but South Carolina continues to jail pregnant women and mothers otherwise denied treatment.

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Utah Continues Reckless Efforts to Lock Up Pregnant Women

Comforted by the fact that the Utah legislature “revised” the bill on miscarriages?  Don’t be.  Its main purpose is not to advance a “culture of life,” but to advance laws that permit imprisonment of pregnant women.

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(VIDEO) The Science on “Fetal Personhood” Hasn’t Changed Since Roe

Claims of PersonhoodUSA and others that Roe was decided without the benefit of medical and scientific knowledge on fetal development are simply not true.

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Memo to ALL: “Personhood” Measures Really Will Hurt ALL Pregnant Women

Organizations committed to advancing a true culture of life, one that values the women who give that life, should join us in opposing Anti-Abortion “Personhood” Measures.

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Protecting Pregnant Women is Rich Common Ground, the American Life League Disagrees

The American Life League has attacked us for suggesting that Personhood
Measures are a threat to all pregnant women and that opposing them
should be common ground. Yet the pro-life women who have been victims
of these measures agree with us.

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Pregnant Women and Mothers Deserve Better

It is
time for all those who care about pregnant women and mothers –
whatever their views on abortion — to write, call, and, demonstrate
against individuals, organizations, and institutions that use hateful
language.

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Pregnant Women and Mothers Deserve Better

Is anti-abortion rhetoric "hate speech" or an "incitement to terrorism? Whatever your answer, this speech reveals anger, disrespect for and hostility toward both providers and to those who have abortions — pregnant women.

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