NAPW Argues in U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit to Defend April 2017 Decision to Strike Down Wisconsin’s Unconstitutional “Unborn Child Protection” Act

Earlier this year, the Federal District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin struck down Act 292 (also known as the "Unborn Child Protection" Act)--a law that permits detention, incarceration, and forced medical interventions on pregnant women--as unconstitutionally vague.

NAPW featured at American Public Health Association (APHA)’s 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo

In November 2017, NAPW's Executive Director Lynn Paltrow presented at the Maternal and Child Health Town Hall session at the 2017 APHA Annual Meeting & Expo in Atlanta, GA. During this session, Lynn Paltrow spoke about substance use and supporting the needs of pregnant women and the well-being of children and families.