Criminalizing Pregnancy: Study Reveals Forced Interventions on Pregnant Women

Via – A new study shows hundreds of women in the U.S. have been arrested, forced to undergo unwanted medical procedures, and locked up in jails or psychiatric institutions because they were pregnant. National Advocates for Pregnant Women found 413 cases when pregnant women were deprived of their physical liberty between 1973, when Roe v. Wade was decided, and 2005.