Should Miscarrying A Baby Be A Crime? Alabama Thinks So

The British and Australian press have picked up an interesting trend story about American culture. As this article from The Guardian puts it, women are increasingly facing criminal charges for losing their babies. Yes, you read that right. Miscarrying or losing a newborn is now a crime, usually murder or child endangerment. (The Guardian’s headline says there is an “Outcry in America” over this, but unfortunately, that doesn’t seem to be true. ...more