Stuff These Stockings (Please)

January 03, 2005
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subject to debate By: Katha Pollitt, The Nation magazine, January 3, 2005

Another holiday season—and only a year after the last one. How did that happen? Probably you are feeling a bit tapped out just now, what with having given your savings, your house and your firstborn to MoveOn, ACT and similar.

The Fight for Reproductive Rights

August 10, 2003
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TRIAL Magazine (August 2003).

Hard-won protections for reproductive freedom are increasingly under attack, says this advocate for pregnant women. She fights back in the courts.

Thirty years after Roe v. Wade, Lynn Paltrow—Executive director of National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW) in New York City—believes that women still face an array of limitations on their reproductive decision-making, including health and welfare policies that can undermine motherhood, especially for low-income and minority women.

The War on Drugs and the War on Abortion: Some Initial Thoughts on the Connections, Intersections and the Effects

The War on Drugs and the War on Abortion: Some Initial Thoughts on the Connections, Intersections and the Effects
January 31, 2001

Lynn Paltrow*, 28 Southern University Law Review 201 (2001).

The War on Drugs and The War on Abortion: Some initial thoughts on the connections, intersections and the effects

While many people view the war on abortion and the war on drugs as distinct, there are in fact many connections and overlaps between the two.

Criminal Prosecutions Against Pregnant Women: National Update and Overview

Criminal Prosecutions Against Pregnant Women: National Update and Overview
January 31, 1992

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This documents the cases of an estimated 167 women who have been arrested on criminal charges because of their behavior during pregnancy or because they became pregnant while addicted to drugs.