We Are Pregnancy Justice
We defend the civil and human rights of pregnant people, focusing on those most likely to be targeted for investigation, arrest, detention, or family separation — poor people, people of color, and people who use drugs.
We fight the ways that people’s rights are threatened because of pregnancy or any pregnancy outcome, including pregnancy loss, abortion, or birth.
We use legal defense, public education, advocacy, and research and documentation to challenge state harm.
Latest Pregnancy Justice Updates
Pregnancy Justice and Partners Apply to Oklahoma Supreme Court to End Prosecution of Pregnant Women …
Pregnancy Justice Announces Civil Rights and Racial Justice Attorney Karen Thompson as Legal Directo…
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We’ve documented more than 1,800 cases of criminalization based on pregnancy across the U.S. Our clients face unjust charges because authorities judge them and their behavior. They’re jailed while pregnant, jailed after giving birth, or jailed after experiencing a pregnancy loss, and often face devastating separation from their newborns and other children. They shouldn’t have to fight alone.