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Pregnancy in Jails: A New Report Finds Flagrant Violations of Illinois Laws

(Shutterstock) By Victoria Law / The Nation Paige learned she was pregnant two weeks after entering Illinois’s Winnebago County Jail in 2021. Through the jail’s electronic messaging system, she asked how to obtain an abortion. Illinois law states that every person has a right to reproductive care, including abortion. It also states that the “government […]