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Nikia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-10-04 02:58 PM
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20. This is horrible
A lot of women have stillbirths for a variety of reasons, many not related to negligent behavior on her part. For a woman who wanted her child, an investigation after this event would be rather traumatic. Drug use during pregnancy is certainly a bad idea and often is harmful to the fetus, but the fetus would not have necessarily died from drug use. It isn't like taking methamphetimines is a popular way to give oneself a late term abortion. Even if she was charged in the death, which I don't think she should be, I don't see how it could be anything more than manslaughter. It was not her intention to kill her baby by using drugs.
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  -Oklahoma Charges Woman's Drug Use Killed Fetus Book Lover  Sep-10-04 01:12 PM   #0 
  - Jesus Christ.  DrWeird   Sep-10-04 01:14 PM   #1 
  - Soon every stillbirth/miscarriage will prompt a criminal investigation.  liberal_veteran   Sep-10-04 01:16 PM   #2 
  - She's an addict  Monica_L   Sep-10-04 01:21 PM   #3 
  - I wonder how many  crunchyfrog   Sep-10-04 01:34 PM   #4 
  - The DA sounds like a real pit bull  Monica_L   Sep-10-04 01:41 PM   #5 
  - But at the same time  MountainLaurel   Sep-10-04 01:51 PM   #7 
  - Excellent point, ML  Monica_L   Sep-10-04 01:56 PM   #8 
  - Domestic violence happens among homosexuals too  scaredamurikan   Sep-10-04 02:03 PM   #9 
  - No, the woman will probably be  crunchyfrog   Sep-10-04 02:08 PM   #11 
  - If they're gonna do this, they'd goddamned better open up  Eloriel   Sep-10-04 02:41 PM   #18 
  - Will jury convict?  One_Life_To_Give   Sep-10-04 01:48 PM   #6 
  - Here we go, down the slippery slope...wheeeeeeeeee  Old and In the Way   Sep-10-04 02:06 PM   #10 
  - They tried doing something like that  crunchyfrog   Sep-10-04 02:54 PM   #19 
  - Yes tobacco products...The Nation's greatest killer  Bandit   Sep-10-04 03:59 PM   #22 
  - And they say they don't want to outlaw birth control.  zanana   Sep-10-04 04:09 PM   #23 
  - They are some crazy Nazi fuckers, aren't they?  tom_paine   Sep-10-04 02:08 PM   #12 
  - What about the people who cause air and water pollution?  Hubert Flottz   Sep-10-04 02:09 PM   #13 
  - How about the parents  skygazer   Sep-10-04 02:14 PM   #14 
  - I wonder if he was waiting  Wilber_Stool   Sep-10-04 02:22 PM   #15 
  - Email this link to the jury!  Hubert Flottz   Sep-10-04 02:28 PM   #16 
  - What the hell?  Christof   Sep-10-04 02:30 PM   #17 
  - This is horrible  Nikia   Sep-10-04 02:58 PM   #20 
  - Pro-Lifers have been pushing this  AnnInLa   Sep-10-04 03:31 PM   #21 
 

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