ACLU Settlement with Lake County Will Ensure Proper Medical Treatment For Pregnant Mothers in County Jail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (212) 549-2666; media@aclu.org MISSOULA, MT — A Montana mother who was denied medication that can prevent the serious risks of opiate withdrawal during pregnancy — which includes the risk of miscarriage — has reached a settlement with Lake County. The settlement includes a change in policy that will protect other pregnant prisoners from similar treatment. Bethany Caj