Media Coverage of NAPW's Peer-Reviewed Article in JHPPL

September 06, 2013
Media Coverage of NAPW’s peer-reviewed article,
“Arrests of and Forced Interventions on Pregnant Women in the United States (1973-2005):
The Implications for Women’s Legal Status and Public Health,”
in the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law

Print & Online Media:


  1. ABC News: "Abortion 40 Years After Roe v. Wade," January 18, 2013

  2. ACS Blog: "Charting the Course of Reproductive Rights, Forty Years on," January 18, 2013

  3. AlterNet: "From Dwindling Abortion Rights to Intrusive Drug Tests: Are Pregnant Women Second Class Citizens?," January 22, 2013

  4. American Journal of Public Health: Editor's Choice March 2013: "Putting Roe v. Wade in Perspective," March 2013

  5. BBC News Magazine: "Do pregnant women have different rights?"

  6. Buzz Montgomery: The ‘New Jane Crow’ and American Women’s Civil Rights," January 16, 2013

  7. Daily Kos: "New Study: Anti-Choice Policies Lead to Widespread Arrests of/Forced Interventions on Pregnant Women," January 15, 2013

  8. Digital Journal: "Op-Ed: State laws to protect fetus often a threat to pregnant women," May 24, 2013

  9. Every Mother Counts: "A New Study Details How Roe v Wade and Proposed Personhood Laws Affect Every Woman," January 18, 2013

  10. Fem 2.0: "“Personhood” and the Punishment of All American Women," January 15, 2013

  11. Feminist Majority Foundation: "New Study Finds Anti-Choice Legislation Used To Infringe on Pregnant Women's Liberties," January 16, 2013

  12. Feministing: "New report shows how the principle of “personhood” is already criminalizing pregnancy in the US," January 17, 2013

  13. Fire Dog Lake: "Personhood USA’s Unhinged Response to National Advocates for Pregnant Women Study," January 28, 2013

  14. Free Speech.org: "Study Finds Forced Interventions on Pregnant Women," January 18, 2013

  15. Girl w/ Pen: "NICE WORK: Policing Pregnant Women," January 15, 2013

  16. GRIID: "The New Jane Crow: Criminalizing Pregnancy As Roe Turns 40," January 19, 2013

  17. Guernica Magazine: "Roe v. Wade at Forty: Beyond Pro-Choice," February 1, 2013

  18. Huffington Post: "New Study Reveals the Impact of Post-Roe v Wade Anti-Abortion and 'Pro-Life' Measures," January 16, 2013

  19. Huffington Post: "The 'New Jane Crow' and American Women's Civil Rights," January 15, 2013

  20. Jane Dough: "Study Finds U.S Guilty of Rampant 'Criminalization of Pregnancy,'" January 17, 2013

  21. Mother Jones: "Pregnant? That Might Get You Arrested,"> January 16, 2013

  22. Mother Jones: "Mississippi Could Soon Jail Women for Stillbirths, Miscarriages," May 23, 2013

  23. Ms. Magazine: "New Study Finds Anti-Choice Legislation Used To Infringe on Pregnant Women's Liberties," January 16, 2013

  24. Nation of Change: "Criminalizing Pregnancy: As Roe Turns 40, New Study Reveals Forced Interventions on Pregnant Women," January 19, 2013

  25. National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health: "Jessica González-Rojas and Lynn Paltrow on Abortion Rights Activism," January 25, 2013

  26. National Partnership for Women and Families | Women's Health Policy Report: "Researchers Systematically Review Arrests, Forced Interventions Against Pregnant Women," February 1, 2013

  27. National Review Online: "RhRealityCheck Pregnancy Study Fails to Deliver," January 16, 2013

  28. NBC: "Shackled and pregnant: Wis. case challenges 'fetal protection' law" October 24, 2013

  29. Oklahomans for Reproductive Justice: "Take Root Speaker Series: Lynn Paltrow," February 7, 2013

  30. Opposing Views: "Study: Pregnant Women In U.S. Denied Civil Rights Based On Pregnancy," January 14, 2013

  31. Our Bodies Ourselves: "When Pregnancy is a Crime: Arrests, Forced Interventions in the Name of Public Health," January 16, 2013
  32. Phys Org: "New study examines post-Roe v. Wade arrests of and forced interventions on pregnant women," January 17, 2013

  33. Policy Mic: "Paul Ryan's Personhood Amendment Threatens the Constitutional Rights of Women Across America," January 2013

  34. Raw Story: "Troubling number of women denied constitutional rights based on pregnancy," January 14, 2013

  35. Reproductive Rights Prof Blog: "Lynn Paltrow and Jeanne Flavin on the Policing of Pregnancy," January 22, 2013

  36. RH Reality Check: "New Study Shows Anti-Choice Policies Leading to Widespread Arrests of and Forced Interventions on Pregnant Women," January 14, 2013

  37. RH Reality Check: "Personhood USA’s Unhinged Response to National Advocates for Pregnant Women Study," January 28, 2013

  38. RH Reality Check: "Advocacy Group Seeks Immediate Release of Involuntarily Detained Pregnant Woman," October 3, 2013

  39. Salon: "Antiabortion tactic working," January 15, 2013

  40. Salon: "Mississippi could begin prosecuting women for miscarriages," May 23, 2013

  41. Salon: "The Right's War on Pregnant Women," October 31, 2013.

  42. Science Daily: "New Study Examines Post-Roe V. Wade Arrests of and Forced Interventions On Pregnant Women," January 17, 2013

  43. Slate: "Should Ariel Castro Be Prosecuted for Fetal Homicide?," May 10, 2013

  44. Socialist Worker: "The new Jane Crow," February 4, 2013

  45. Socialist Worker: "The myth of the 'cocaine mom'," November 14, 2013

  46. Socialist Worker: "Criminalizing Pregnant Women" November 20, 2013

  47. Spirit of Ilithya: "“Personhood’s” Moral Dilemma," January 20, 2013

  48. Strong Families Blog: "Policing African-American Motherhood From Every Angle," January 21, 2013

  49. Sustainability: "Study Finds Widespread 'Criminalisation of Pregnancy' in US Institutions," January 16, 2013

  50. The Daily Beast: "Castro Captive’s Miscarriages Aren’t Murder," May 10, 2013

  51. The Guardian: "Study finds widespread 'criminalisation of pregnancy' in US institutions," January 14, 2013

  52. The Guardian: "What does giving rights to a foetus mean for women? Ask Alicia Beltran," November 12, 2013.

  53. The New Republic: "On "Fetal Homicide," Where Are the Feminists?," May 27, 2013

  54. The New Republic: "How the "Crack Baby" Scare Armed the Pro-Life Cause," October 29, 2013

  55. The New York TImes: "Case Explores Rights of Fetus Versus Mother," October 23, 2013

  56. The People's Record: "The new Jane Crow: How hundreds of pregnant women have had their rights violated & health put in jeopardy as part of the war on choice," February 4, 2013

  57. Truth Out: "New Study Shows Anti-Choice Policies Leading to Widespread Arrests of and Forced Interventions on Pregnant Women" January 16, 2013

  58. Wired: "Study: US law is being manipulated to put foetal rights before women's," January 18, 2013

  59. World Can't Wait: "New Study: Anti-Choice Policies Leading to Widespread Arrests of and Forced Interventions on Pregnant Women," January 14, 2013

  60. World Law Book: "Study: US law is being manipulated to put foetal rights before women's," January 18, 2013

Television & Radio Appearances:


  1. Bill Moyers & Company: Jessica González-Rojas and Lynn Paltrow on Abortion Rights Activism," January 25, 2013

  2. Democracy Now: "Criminalizing Pregnancy: As Roe v. Wade Turns 40, Study Finds Forced Interventions on Pregnant Women," January 18, 2013

  3. Free Speech Radio News: "Study says laws limiting access to abortion result in legal action against women," January 15, 2013

  4. Matthew Filipowicz Show: "Episode 189 with Lynn Paltrow and Joshua Eaton," January 22, 2013

  5. The Voice of Russia: "How Incarceration Crosses Paths With Women's" January 18, 2013

  6. The Young Turks: "Jailed for Being Pregnant? Women Seeking Abortions Powerless," January 20, 2013