sumptuousfete:

(via Why “Feticide” Charges Are More Complicated Than They Seem | Mother Jones)
But if he is convicted of capital murder, it will ultimately be an injustice—not to him, but to the rest of us. That’s because it will mean that legally, ending a pregnancy is a greater crime than keeping three human beings locked in a squalid dungeon for a decade. Such a precedent will have implications beyond this terrible case. 

sumptuousfete:

(via Why “Feticide” Charges Are More Complicated Than They Seem | Mother Jones)

But if he is convicted of capital murder, it will ultimately be an injustice—not to him, but to the rest of us. That’s because it will mean that legally, ending a pregnancy is a greater crime than keeping three human beings locked in a squalid dungeon for a decade. Such a precedent will have implications beyond this terrible case.