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Don't become pregnant in The USA

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jun/24/america-pregnant-women-murder-charges

Outcry in America as pregnant women who lose babies face murder charges Women's rights campaigners see the creeping criminalisation of pregnant women as a new front in the culture wars over abortion

Rennie Gibbs is accused of murder, but the crime she is alleged to have committed does not sound like an ordinary killing. Yet she faces life in prison in Mississippi over the death of her unborn child.

Gibbs became pregnant aged 15, but lost the baby in December 2006 in a stillbirth when she was 36 weeks into the pregnancy. When prosecutors discovered that she had a cocaine habit – though there is no evidence that drug abuse had anything to do with the baby's death – they charged her with the "depraved-heart murder" of her child, which carries a mandatory life sentence.

Gibbs is the first woman in Mississippi to be charged with murder relating to the loss of her unborn baby. But her case is by no means isolated. Across the US more and more prosecutions are being brought that seek to turn pregnant women into criminals.......

This is almost unbelievable, women suffer the trauma of losing their child and are then accused of murder. All of these new laws are religiously inspired, specifically christian, which shows that the religion of love is anything but.

TAGGED: LAW, MORALITY, RELIGION


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