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Native American Woman In Oklahoma Convicted Of Manslaughter Over Miscarriage

Oxygen
Oxygen
 2021-10-15
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Prosectors in Oklahoma successfully argued to a jury this month that a woman who had a miscarriage was guilty of the manslaughter of her non-viable fetus. Brittney Poolaw, 21, was convicted of second-degree manslaughter by a Comanche County jury on Oct. 5 for the death of her fetus that had a...

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Thomas Robinson
10-16

so since 2018 no white women have been arrested at any hospitals in Oklahoma for miscarriages becuase of drug use. hmmmmm did the USSC declare most of the NE corner of the state still a reservation about that time. sounds like white Justice to me.

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moonflwr77
10-16

This sounds terrible. I pray this young lady has found peace and I don’t think this was criminal matter honestly. I hope that the courts will not revert but take steps forward to help

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Gail V Singh
10-23

Yes I do hope that the court will not revert but take steps forward to help her, counsel this young lady instead of ruining her already difficult life. Please don’t be reactive but proactive! She’s only 21… help her ! Don’t destroy her!

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