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The “Other” Problem in the Quest for Pregnant Women’s Personhood

Presented by Boston University School of Public Health at Boston University School of Public Health, Boston MA

Mar 05 2019
The “Other” Problem in the Quest for Pregnant Women’s Personhood

Speaker: Lynn M. Paltrow, Founder and Executive Director, National Advocates for Pregnant Women

#ShineLecture2019

Livestreaming Available During Event

In writing about Catherine Shine’s case [Shine v. Vega, 709 N.E.2d 58 (1999)], George Annas explained that the “only justification for the use of restraints in an emergency is to prevent patients from physically harming themselves or others.” The claim that a woman is pregnant with an “other,” however, has provided the justification for state action depriving pregnant women of virtually every right we associate with constitutional

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Free Admission—Please Register

Contact: 6173583453

Email: msamu@bu.edu

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LOCATION

Boston University School of Public Health

Hiebert Lounge / 72 East Concord St, Boston, MA 02118

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Closed Caption
    • Wheelchair Access

Services for deaf and hard-of-hearing people provided.