Our Bodies, Our Crimes: The Policing of Women’s Reproduction in America, a new book by Jeanne Flavin, NAPW's Board President
Read the "starred review" of Ms. Flavin's book in Publishers Weekly. Please note: Scroll down on linked page to the 7th entry to read the review.
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So-called "personhood" measures will appear on the ballot this year in both Colorado and North Dakota. NAPW’s research clearly shows that Amendment 67 in Colorado and Measure 1 in North Dakota would make pregnant women and new mothers in these states vulnerable to arrest, prosecution, and forced medical interventions.
Together NAPW and Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights(COLOR) prepared this fact sheet about Amendment 67 (available in English and Spanish). Please read it and share it widely. Also please watch and share this video about How Colorado’s Amendment 67 and North Dakota’s Measure 1 Will Hurt All Pregnant Women.
From Thursday, Oct. 23rd to Sunday, Oct. 26th NAPW will be participating in the 10th Annual Harm Reduction Coalition Conference in Baltimore, MD! On Thursday Executive Director Lynn Paltrow, Soros Justice Fellow, Kylee Sunderlin, and Legal Intern & Co-Founder of the Family Law & Cannabis Alliance Jess Cochrane will speak on a panel entitled "Is Harm Reduction Relevant to Pregnant Women and Parents in the Child Welfare System?", along with Emma Ketteringham and Dinah Ortiz from Bronx Defenders and Mishka Terplan from Behavioral Health System Baltimore.
On Friday, Research & Program Associate Laura Huss will speak on a panel on "Misinformation, Stigma, and Reproductive Rights" along with Denicia Cadena of Young Women United, Jodi Jacobson with RH Reality Check, Nina Martin with ProPublica, and Kari Ann Rinker, a relentless organizer and advocate for pregnant drug users. Also Friday, Lynn Paltrow will speak on a panel, "Harm Reduction Isn't Just for 'Drug Users' Anymore," along with Deborah Billings from Advocates for Youth, and Alyson Hyman of Ipas.continued »