Gin & Justice

Legal Brief: Criminalization of Addiction in Pregnant Women

September 13, 2022 Gin & Justice
Gin & Justice
Legal Brief: Criminalization of Addiction in Pregnant Women
Show Notes

On this Gin & Justice Legal Brief, Justine and Amanda discuss Florida's election police and the "crimes" they decide to go after, and the ones they seem to not care so much about. Then they talk about a troubling news article out of Alabama and the criminalization of addiction in pregnant women .

FRRC Legal Defense Fund-Help Floridians Jailed for Voting:https://ldf.floridarrc.com/donate?akid=31266.720731.d537ax&rd=1&src=dreamorg%2F&t=12
Greenberg testifies Jason Brodeur knew about 'ghost candidate' scheme: https://www.wesh.com/article/greenberg-testifies-jason-brodeur-ghost-candidate/41065184#
Seminole County GOP chair is found guilty in a ghost candidate scheme:
https://wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu/politics-issues/2022-09-02/seminole-county-gop-chair-guilty-ghost-candidate-scheme
Pregnant women held for months in one Alabama jail to protect fetuses from drugs: https://www.al.com/news/2022/09/pregnant-women-held-for-months-in-one-alabama-jail-to-protect-fetuses-from-drugs.html
Pregnant women were jailed over drug use to protect fetuses, county says:https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/09/08/pregnant-women-drugs-jail/
A Pregnant Woman Was Kept in Jail for Months Because She Smoked a Little Weed:https://www.vice.com/en/article/wxng7n/alabama-pregnant-woman-jailed-for-smoking-weed
National Advocates for Pregnant Women:
https://www.nationaladvocatesforpregnantwomen.org/