The Breach—’We Don’t Heal from It.’
Episode Three: Meeting Renée in Jail

When Montana county prosecutor Jay Harris announced he was going to seek protective orders for fetuses against pregnant people who use drugs or alcohol, it made international news. So why doesn’t anybody know that more than a dozen Native women have been criminally charged for the same behavior just a few hours away?

Join host Lindsay Beyerstein for for a completely new investigative season of The Breach that explores one central question: what happens when drug use during pregnancy becomes a felony? Hear from experts, locals, officials, and a woman from the jail in which she was held under a law that few people even knew existeduntil now.

This is Episode Three. Click here to listen to Episode One. Click here to listen to Episode Two. Subscribe at the links above.

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