Legal inconsistencies aren't helping the preborn

Monday, August 5, 2019
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Charlie Butts (OneNewsNow.com)

pregnant woman handA Minnesota pro-lifer believes a case in her home state shows the disparity in some laws regarding the lives of the preborn.

Paul Stark of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life says the Rogers, Minnesota case proves that sometimes when a person harms herself, others fall as well.

"There is a woman who was just charged with second-degree manslaughter for getting very drunk and giving birth to her baby prematurely." He tells OneNewsNow, "The baby died because of all the alcohol in her system."

The baby's father found 29-year-old Rianna Marie Cameron with the child's umbilical cord still attached to her, and an autopsy later revealed the child's alcohol level was .234 when she died.

"What cases like this really highlight is the inconsistency in our laws," Stark submits. "Under our laws, we actually have some protection for unborn children, except in the context of abortion, except when that unborn child is unwanted, in which case, killing that child for any reason is allowed under the law."

Most states have fetal homicide laws, and each of those states has the same problem -- It is illegal to kill a baby in utero, sometimes resulting in prison sentences, unless the child's death is caused by an abortion.

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