In over half the country, it’s legal for prosecutors to charge women who miscarry with manslaughter. People were outraged when Brittney Poolaw, a 21-year-old member of the Comanche Nation in Oklahoma, was charged and convicted after miscarrying her four-month-old pregnancy. However, she was not the only one. At least 21 people across the U.S. have been arrested for self-managing an abortion or helping someone who self-managed an abortion, says Slate. Hundreds more have been arrested for undergoing miscarriages.

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This year alone, state legislators have introduced nearly 600 abortion restrictions, with more than 90 becoming law, according to Planned Parenthood. Without the protections provided by Roe v. Wade, many states will continue to pass laws worsening the national crisis of incarceration of women seeking abortions. Sign this petition to Tell states to stop imprisoning women who miscarry!

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