If ‘Roe’ Falls, Abortions Could Be Criminal

The American Prospect

May 21, 2021

The criminalization of abortion could take many forms. Penalties, fines, and jail time are all on the table. “The criminalization of pregnancy and pregnancy-related outcomes is not a new phenomenon in the U.S.,” says Preston Mitchum, the policy director for the nonprofit Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity (URGE). He says the trend will only worsen…