Stories by Lynn Paltrow

Lynn Paltrow is executive director of National Advocates for Pregnant Women. subscribe to Lynn Paltrow's feed

Posted on: Mar 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In Alabama, the claim that eggs, embryos and fetuses have separate legal rights has led to the jailing of 60 women.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Jeers about domestic chores are more than just sexism -- they could be opportunities to address domestic policies.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2006, Source: Women's eNews

Pregnant women with drug or alcohol problems are getting jailed for child abuse. But they should be put in treatment programs, not behind bars.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2006, Source: Women's Media Center

Why the anti-choice movement's latest bill, the 'Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act,' is incomplete.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2006, Source:

A proposed law would prevent pregnant women from smoking. Could a law requiring women to breastfeed be far behind?

Posted on: Apr 21, 2004, Source: AlterNet

New laws deny women the right to bodily integrity and physical liberty while their fetuses are granted more rights than any legal person under law.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2004, Source:

The Unborn Victims of Violence Act poses the greatest danger not to women seeking abortions, but to pregnant women who want to have their babies.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2004, Source:

Courts and medical organizations have long recognized a patient's right to make healthcare decisions free from governmental intrusion. Why should pregnant women have fewer rights than other patients?

Posted on: Apr 14, 2002, Source: AlterNet

The latest federal anti-drug ads run alongside spots for Zoloft and Taster's Choice during family movies. It's no wonder that children are confused about drugs.