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2 August 2007

So some woman in Ocean City has been charged with killing her own fetuses. As awful as that is, I find the logic behind this caveat in Maryland’s fetal homicide law even more revolting.

The fetal homicide law was designed to penalize those who kill a pregnant woman or her viable fetus, but it includes a provision shielding pregnant women from prosecution for actions that result in the death of their own fetuses.

State Delegate Susan K. McComas, a Republican who co-sponsored the bill, said the exemption was added by majority Democrats who feared the bill would restrict a woman’s right to abortion. “We weren’t contemplating a woman doing something to her own fetus,” McComas said.

How is abortion not doing something to the fetus? Arrgh…

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