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Mississippi Woman Criminally Charged for Pregnancy Outcome After Home Birth

Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, families, injustice )

- 522 days ago -
What's happening to Mrs. Fisher and her family is the latest in a line of women of color having their pregnancies and specifically pregnancy loss criminalized.


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Animae C (508)
Thursday February 8, 2018, 4:10 pm
Birth is dangerous, will hospitals also be charged for every newborn that dies?!


. (0)
Thursday February 8, 2018, 4:16 pm

Colleen L (3)
Thursday February 8, 2018, 5:22 pm
So sad. Losing the baby is bad enough. Thanks Freya

Darren Woolsey (218)
Thursday February 8, 2018, 11:09 pm
Shared article over social media to raise and spread awareness.

Past Member (0)
Friday February 9, 2018, 8:21 am
Instead of criminalizing this poor woman, which already suffers enough from the loss they should create better care for pregnant women, so that they don't have to face such.

Mitchell D (82)
Friday February 9, 2018, 5:53 pm
Mississippi, gee who would'a thought? Damned backwater!

Friday February 9, 2018, 9:43 pm
Good grief.... Is tihis real news??! I hope this is just lack of caffeine in me at 6:42 a.m.

Danuta W (1251)
Saturday February 10, 2018, 4:48 am
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