• Case Update: Stillbirth is Not Murder

    On May 9, the DA finally dismissed murder charges against Adora Perez, a mother who experienced a stillbirth. This news comes after a California court held that her guilty plea was unconstitutional, and sent the case back to trial.


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  • Chelsea Becker Speaks in Favor of Legislation Decriminalizing Pregnancy Loss

    NAPW Staff Attorney Samantha Lee testified in support of a California bill that will ensure that no one in the State of California will be prosecuted for ending a pregnancy or experiencing pregnancy loss. In her testimony, Ms. Lee shared a statement from NAPW’s client, Chelsea Becker, who was charged with murder for experiencing a stillbirth in Kings County, California.


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NAPW DEFENDS AND ADVOCATES FOR THE RIGHTS, health, and dignity of pregnant and parenting women

ABOUT Us

NAPW combines legal advocacy, public education and organizing to achieve a country in which no one is arrested, shamed, or denied constitutional or human rights because they have the capacity for pregnancy, are pregnant, or because of any outcome of their pregnancies — including births, miscarriages, stillbirths and abortions. NAPW is committed to advancing the equal rights and personhood of all pregnant people including those most likely to be targeted for arrest, detention, and blame — low income women, women of color, and drug-using women.

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NAPW Defends PEOPLE WHO ARE PREGNANT AND...

These issues are in fact interconnected and all of NAPW’s work reflects this.

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How we defend and advance the rights
and dignity of people with the capacity for pregnancy

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