Ohio woman arrested & charged after miscarriage
Horrifying. The reaction I had to reading that story... the more time that passes, the sicker I get. Women can’t get their medical records, can’t have miscarriages, can’t have abortions, can’t use birth control, can’t have sex, can’t receive justice for rape, can’t get equal pay, I mean maybe all of us should just get in the prison cells now. At this point I’m not wondering if, but when, my brain will explode. I am regularly encased in red mist, and also have always had a “short fuse” as they say... but now it’s starting to crackle and pop. What is happening. What continues to happen. What clearly never stopped happening. Time to get the red robes out... again.
that picture 🤮🤮🤮
Also, in Texas... So by the logic of TX lawyers, a murderer on trial should be let go because "the past is the past" and the plaintiff (obviously not the murder victim) has no standing.
And... let us never forget Purvi Petal of Indiana. :(. WTF AMERICA?!? https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purvi_Patel#:~:text=Purvi%20Patel%20(born%20c.,the%20Indiana%20Court%20of%20Appeals.
If you miscarry which includes blood, membranes, and, if advanced enough, a fetus - a real mess, you are to do all you can to save the mess. When you're home alone, miscarrying at 4-5 months, you're supposed to know to sit over a stew pot and collect everything for the authorities to PROVE you miscarried or face a jail sentence? And then what? Are you to hold a funeral service for the stew pot and its contents?
If the courts of Ohio think a barely (if that) viable fetus can be a “corpse,” Ohio is further down the toilet than we’d thought.
I had 2 miscarriages many years ago—both at 12 weeks. Granted, my memory may have faded some, but I’m pretty sure what I remember expelling is some tissue that looked like a particularly clotty period. I’m pretty sure it went down the toilet. Whew! Good thing I live in a blue state.
Well, having a miscarriage cannot possibly be a crime—-can it? So if having a miscarriage is not a crime, then the only thing left that might be a crime, other than “going on with your day, “ is clogging a toilet. And if clogging a toilet is a crime, how are plumbers going to make a living? This would be funny if it weren’t so horrifyingly sad—someone cue John Oliver.
My heart goes to the woman in Warren who miscarried. At 22 weeks she may have been so traumatized and alone and in shock from a miscarriage... and to have it happen so out of context, with co-workers and uppers who may very well not be understanding.
I remember years ago reading about a movement in pre-brexit era UK, a study regarding the trauma such miscarriages have, and how the response is so unique per person. One is not prepared for it at all. In fact, one may be out of their mind in the shocking moment. It’s unimaginable. A huge process of understanding went into this study. Many women have had similar experiences. To punish a person who’s been thrown into such trauma is sick. It is sick. I could say so much more and am speechless at the same time.
This SCOTUS has created hell...
That Texan strategy of saying the women have no standing is ridiculous. Imagine someone who was wrongfully injured but got better before the trial not being able to sue.
How in the hell did they know what was in her toilet? And who called the police on her? Hasn’t she suffered enough already? What on earth should she have done? Will these body police ever be satisfied??
It sounds like the type of situation that, pre-Dobbs, would have been resolved with a D+C in the doctor’s office, but she was just sent home with a non viable fetus in her womb. Poor poor thing. Side note: why is her attorney calling her a 33-year old ‘girl’? I personally have experienced the presumption that black bodies are older, more threatening, more culpable…unless this is an effort to push back against that, it just strikes me as strange. SMH…
Hey, how do we share videos on social media when video shares are being tanked by the algorithm. It's really frustrating. Nothing I share that is a link or a video ever gets seen. By anyone. This is across all platforms. Any advice?
The contents in this newsletter are among the most frightening you have ever published, Jessica. I don’t know how you do it day after day, but I’m so grateful that you do!
The war against women in the US has become so lethal, so beyond rationality and logic—how does any woman vote for “more of this, please”?
Tuberville may say that he is motivated by abortion (and undoubtedly he is...........in part), but I firmly believe that his “bigger goal” is to enable Republican enactment of Project 2025. If you don’t know what that is, Google it. It is absolutely terrifying and the MSM is completely ignoring the issue. This should be front page news, every day up until the election.