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  •  and we have seen the criminalization of (3+ / 0-)

    pregnancy as well, with judges interfering in pregnancies in at least 400 cases in the last decade, at time incarcerating women to prevent abortions.

    Poverty has long been criminalized as smart lawyers found ways to imprison debtors with sleight of the hand legal tricks

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