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The criminalization of pregnancy won’t stop happening. Pregnancy is dangerous enough as it is, but increasingly the threat of incarceration will make it more dangerous.
In this episode of Boom! Lawyered, co-hosts Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy discuss the surveillance state that conservative lawmakers are creating. It’s real. It’s not just the bounty hunter laws where neighbors are rewarded for snitching on each other. They’re also getting nurses to snitch on patients. It’s using the criminal justice system to police pregnancy—and it’s going to get worse.
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