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Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:21 PM

Tennessee has passed a bill that identifies mothers who miscarry as murderers [View all]

Courtesy of The New Civil Rights Movement:

The Tennessee House last week voted 80-18 to make miscarriage — or the killing of any fertilized egg — murder. Last night, the Tennessee Senate passed by a 28-2 margin a companion version of the bill. The bill specifically includes all embryos “at any state of gestation in utero.” Tennessee’s Republican Governor Bill Haslam has not indicated if he will sign the bill.

To be clear, this bill goes further than covering, say, a violent attacker harming an expectant mother who then, unfortunately, miscarries. This bill, House Bill 3517 and the Senate’s companion, makes anyone’s actions that presumably cause a miscarriage murder. Opponents of the bill question how law enforcement would actually enforce this law or determine if someone’s action was a direct cause of a miscarriage.


More here: http://theimmoralminority.blogspot.com/2012/04/tennessee-has-now-passed-bill-that.html

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