ACLU Sues Indian Health Service Over Information On Labor Inductions

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The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit against the Indian Health Service for failing to respond to a Freedom of Information Act request aiming to gather information on whether pregnant women on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation are being pressured to have labor induced against their will ...

... women cannot obtain obstetric care on the reservation and must travel to a facility 90 miles away. Many women are told they must have their labor induced on a certain day, and they are not given information about the risks and benefits of induction ...

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