Dothan Eagle: Chemical endangerment charge questioned


AWRN commends the Dothan Eagle’s coverage of the continuing, barbaric stretch of Alabama’s chemical endangerment law to imprison pregnant women and new mothers for substance use.

Why is the legal system being called on to intervene in what is essentially a medical and treatment issue?  We must ask ourselves, what were we doing as a society to promote women’s health and healthy births before the chemical endangerment law and its misapplication?  We can and must do better.

Read the full article here.

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