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Friday, October 22, 2021

A woman convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to four years in prison after suffering a miscarriage has received public outcry for what some say is an injustice.

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A woman's body is hers to do with as she pleases. If she wants to consume meth and drink heavily while pregnant, that is her right.

#1 | Posted by jakester at 2021-10-21 09:07 PM | Reply

This is where prosecutors know more about health and cause of death than the medical examiner... or, rwing Wally World.

#2 | Posted by Corky at 2021-10-21 09:32 PM | Reply

Congratulations Y'all Queda.

#3 | Posted by Nixon at 2021-10-22 08:58 AM | Reply

I'm not sure who needs a beating the judge who convicted her or the politicians who created this law.

It was a miscarriage not a crime.

#4 | Posted by Tor at 2021-10-22 07:46 PM | Reply

And if she had been a White women, do you think that it would have even gotten to court?

OCU

#5 | Posted by OCUser at 2021-10-22 07:55 PM | Reply

When Phestus bangs one out looking at photos of Steve Bannon is it attempted murder?

#6 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-22 08:19 PM | Reply

Box said the possession of meth didn't cause the death

Is possession of meth a crime?

there isn't a law that makes it illegal to consume banned substances

Um, if the substance is banned, isnt illegal to have it?

She chose to do the drug while pregnant. And you liberals are just overlooking that. That's how far our culture has sunk.

#7 | Posted by boaz at 2021-10-22 11:14 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

She chose to do the drug while pregnant. And you liberals are just overlooking that. That's how far our culture has sunk.
#7 | POSTED BY BOAZ

Let's review:
What's a crack baby, Boaz? What's Fetal Alcohol Syndrome? Drug use while pregnant is nothing new.
How do we get rid of crack babies, do rich people or poor people have crack babies?

Do you think punishing this one is going to somehow keep the next one off meth? Is that really what you think happens?
I think giving her a handout is going to be more effective at keeping the next kid alive.

Or is that not worth it to you>

I think you're the one overlooking it, Boaz. By focusing on punishing a criminal, and doing nothing to prevent the tragedy.
You say it's not the government's job to prevent a tragedy.

Well why not?
After all, that's why you want abortion illegal.

#8 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-10-23 12:47 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Miscarriage (also called early pregnancy loss) is when a baby dies in the womb (uterus) before 20 weeks of pregnancy. For women who know they're pregnant, about 10 to 15 in 100 pregnancies (10 to 15 percent) end in miscarriage. Most miscarriages happen in the first trimester before the 12th week of pregnancy.

www.marchofdimes.org


Round them up and drop them off in prison.

#9 | Posted by ClownShack at 2021-10-23 12:56 AM | Reply

" Round them up and drop them off in prison."

"Is that a menstrual pad or a murder scene?"

#10 | Posted by Danforth at 2021-10-23 01:02 AM | Reply

Why am I not surprised that the woman is Black?

#11 | Posted by FedUpWithPols at 2021-10-23 04:57 PM | Reply

#7 | POSTED BY BOAZ

Go get your shine box, boy.

#12 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-23 10:52 PM | Reply

Any Christians still remember forgiveness?
Leave the judgement for the lord ( if one exists)

Parents are alot like a lottery system... some people get loving, compassionate, capable parents... others kids don't even live until birth.

#13 | Posted by 503jc69 at 2021-10-24 03:21 AM | Reply

And if she had been a White women, do you think that it would have even gotten to court?
OCU

#5 | POSTED BY OCUSER AT 2021-10-22 07:55 PM | REPLY

Absolutely. You just wouldn't see it being covered in the media or spreading on Twitter.

#14 | Posted by ScottE at 2021-10-24 10:06 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Got any examples of this happening to white women?

#15 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-10-24 11:45 AM | Reply

The exact same situation? No Snoofy I sure don't. I wouldn't even know about this case had it not been picked up on MSN and trending on Twitter.

Can you prove race played a part in the charges and conviction?

I'm working a case right now where a white mom had her child taken by state and put in foster care because she tested positive for marijuana when the child was born.

#16 | Posted by ScottE at 2021-10-24 02:05 PM | Reply

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