On March 23, my colleague Mark Finkelstein noted how MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry considers the unborn child a “thing” which takes a “lot of money” to “turn into a human,” costing thousands of dollars to care for each year of his/her life. Now it appears that Harris-Perry thinks that, after they’re born, children fundamentally belong to the state.
A nine-months pregnant Amish woman picking berries in the woods near her Pennsylvania home was killed by lightning on the same day her baby was due.
State police said 36-year-old Mary H. Yoder, of Garrett, was picking blackberries on Rockdale Road in Summit Township with her husband and two children Tuesday morning when a thunderstorm moved in at around 11am..
Yoder took shelter under a pine tree while her family ducked under [...]
Ashley Moser, 25, was in the theatre with her daughter Veronica, 6
Veronica was youngest of the 12 fatalities and Ashley is still considered to be in critical condition after being shot three times
Ashley and her unborn child are both still both alive
Relatives were nervous to tell her about Veronica’s death because of her condition and she is said to be devastated
James Holmes, 24, opened fire in packed movie theatre in [...]
BERKELEY, California, Jul 13 2012 (IPS) - Amber, 24, who’s been living on the streets half her life, was sitting on a sunny sidewalk in downtown Berkeley last week, cuddling her three-month-old puppy and talking to a friend. But if voters approve a measure the city council placed on the November ballot, sitting on the sidewalk – after a warning – could cost her 75 dollars.
“That law will give us tickets [...]
May 12, 2012
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HOUSTON – A security guard at the Greyhound bus station in downtown Houston is accused of raping a pregnant woman in the bus station security office.
Tyler Duhon, 29 is charged with sexual assault of an adult.
According to court documents, the victim was trying to catch a bus from Houston to Dallas to visit her unborn child’s father on April [...]
Joshua Graham Packer, 22, now faces additional charge of sexual assault
Already charged with murdering Brock and Davina Husted, both 42, in multimillion-dollar California beach home
Davina, former Miss California contestant, was also pregnant with third child at time of murder
Packer faces death penalty or life in prison if convicted in 2009 killings
A new count of sexual assault has been added to charges against a 22-year-old man facing trial in the stabbing [...]
The White House Visitors Office requires that an unborn child—still residing in utero—must be counted as a full human being when its parents register for a White House tour, according to documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
White House Visitors Office director Ellie Schafer sent an email to a Capitol Hill staffer Tuesday morning explaining the process for registering an unborn fetus for a White House tour:
We have received a number [...]
A married Catholic school teacher is suing the diocese she works for, claiming they fired her for undergoing IVF treatments, calling her a ‘grave immoral sinner’.
Emily Herx, 32, who worked for the St Vincent de Paul School in Indiana, said a senior official at the school fired her when she told him about her attempts to get pregnant through IVF. She and her husband Brian turned to the treatment when [...]
Seconds before impact, mother-to-be, 27, stepped into cabana to use the toilet
Husband witnesses tragedy unfold at the exclusive Riverside Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
A pregnant woman has died after a car veered off the road and crashed into a swimming pool cabana at an exclusive hotel.
Alanna Demella, 27 – who was due to give birth in two months – was stuck at the Riverside Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, according to a [...]
A SOUTH African woman appeared in court yesterday accused of leaving a pregnant woman for dead after slicing her open and stealing the unborn child from her womb.
Loretta Cooke (29) from Randfontein in west Johannesburg was remanded in custody at Randfontein Magistrate Court after state prosecutors were granted an adjournment to allow them investigate the case further.
The grisly murder was perpetrated last week, but the police initially thought 34-year-old Valencia [...]
Chicago Sun Times
A former U.S. Navy recruiter who stabbed his pregnant wife to death in front of her 4-year-old daughter on the child’s birthday was sentenced Wednesday to 100 years in prison.
DuPage County Judge Kathryn Creswell sentenced Eric Gilford to 50 years in prison for the first-degree murder of his estranged wife, 34-year-old Kristine Courtney Gilford, who was about 20 weeks pregnant with their son when she was killed [...]
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) A southern Arizona student and father expecting his first child has been found dead in Nogales, Mexico, with what authorities say are signs of torture.
Sonora State Police say the body of 21-year-old Juan Carlos Navarro of Nogales, Ariz., was found wrapped in a blanket on a roadside in the upscale Colonia Kennedy neighborhood.
The Nogales International reports Navarro had been shot once in the [...]
Apparently parents-to-be, Ellie and Matt Greene’s idea to give their unborn child a Facebook page was too much for Facebook. Facebook’s terms of service state users must be 13 years of age, but common sense would point out, an unborn fetus PROBABLY isn’t really using the Social Network. Boy, those Facebook guys are sticklers to the rules!
Marriah’s parents Ellie and Matt created the profile [...]