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.