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US: Why We Need to Focus on How Black Women Are Harmed by Police Violence (Opinion)
VICE News – July 13, 2017
There have been many studies of arrests of pregnant and birthing women showing that black women are up to ten times more likely to be referred to child welfare for actual or suspected drug use during pregnancy than white women, despite equal uses of drugs across race.
Also: Criminalizing Pregnancy: Policing Pregnant Women Who Use Drugs in the USA: https://www.amnestyusa.org/reports/criminalizing-pregnancy-policing-pregnant-women-use-drugs-usa/