A 27-year-old woman in Alabama has been indicted for manslaughter after losing her unborn baby in a shooting – despite not being the shooter.
Marshae Jones was arrested on Wednesday for initiating a dispute last December that led to another woman shooting her in the stomach, local media reported.
Charges against the shooter were dismissed after a failed indictment.
Pro-choice groups are now saying it shows how the state’s new restrictive abortion laws can affect other cases.
The Jefferson County Bessemer District Attorney’s office issued a statement saying they are weighing whether or not to prosecute the “truly tragic case” and denying any connection to anti-abortion legislation, local media reported.Read More…https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48789836