"After Disposing Of The Remains Of Her Stillborn Child, She Was Charged With A Crime"

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Aug 20, 2022, 2:41:41 AMAug 20
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This shit's truly obscene...


How can we have this evil evil criminal government committing these atrocities
against our innocent countrymen any longer?

Don't get sad. Get angry. It's them. Not you.


https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/after-disposing-of-the-remains-of-her-stillborn-child-she-was-charged-with-a-crime/2018/05/08/905d173e-5217-11e8-abd8-265bd07a9859_story.html


"After disposing of the remains of her stillborn child, she was charged with a crime
By Justin Jouvenal
May 8, 2018 at 4:03 p.m. EDT

When Katherine Dellis gave birth to a stillborn child in her bathroom after
suffering pregnancy complications, she gathered up the remains in a bathmat and
deposited them in the trash of her southern Virginia home, according to court records.

That personal loss in February 2016 was soon accompanied by a legal one: She was
charged under state law with concealing a dead body, convicted of a felony and
sentenced to five months behind bars.

In Dellis’s case, the medical examiner found the fetus was 30 to 32 weeks along —
a gestational age that is viable with the right care. But the medical examiner
determined the fetus had died in her womb.

The Virginia Court of Appeals recently upheld the conviction, placing the state in
the middle of a heated national debate about how to handle fetal remains,
particularly in the case of abortions.


The unpublished opinion does not carry the weight of precedent in Virginia, but it
still troubled abortion rights groups and cheered those who believe in affording
greater rights to unborn children.

Tarina Keene, executive director of NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia, said the ruling
effectively punished a woman for having a miscarriage, the outcome of roughly 20
percent of pregnancies.

“The appellate panel’s opinion, taken on its face, would lead to the absurd
conclusion that any time a person has a miscarriage they have to follow the same
procedures as if they found a dead human body,” Keene wrote in a statement.

Victoria Cobb, president of the Family Foundation in Richmond, countered that
through the ruling the court affirmed “that Virginia law requires that regardless
of the circumstances of demise, every deceased unborn infant must be treated with
dignity and respect.”


Dellis, 26, of Rocky Mount, Va., and her attorney did not return calls for comment.

The appeals court wrote in its little-noticed opinion on April 24 that the
placenta separated from the wall of Dellis’s womb, leading to the death.

Dellis went into labor at home and passed out, according to the ruling. When she
awoke, she found the dead fetus on the bathroom floor next to her and cut the
umbilical cord.

Dellis disposed of the fetus in a trash bag and later sought treatment in an
emergency room, according to the opinion. The doctor became concerned after
talking with Dellis about the birth and notified police.

Authorities recovered the fetus from a dumpster, and an autopsy was performed. The
medical examiner concluded the lungs had never been exposed to air, meaning the
fetus died up to three days before birth, according to the opinion.


Dellis was charged in Franklin County with concealing a dead body. She entered a
conditional guilty plea in December 2016, a legal move that allowed her attorney
to make further arguments that the remains should never have been considered a body.

She was sentenced to five months in February 2017.

She appealed her conviction on the grounds that the fetus “was never alive,” so
“it cannot be dead.” The Virginia attorney general’s office, led by Democrat Mark
R. Herring, argued to uphold the conviction, saying the state legislature intended
to treat fetuses the same as dead bodies. Herring’s office declined to comment.

There has been a flurry of activity in recent years around the regulation of fetal
remains, one of the newer fronts in the debate over abortion.

A handful of states have enacted or considered laws requiring the burial or
cremation of aborted fetuses, while others have restricted experiments or the sale
of those remains. The laws have been controversial, and many have been challenged
in court.


Last month, a federal appeals court ruled unconstitutional an Indiana law
requiring fetuses be buried or cremated. The measure was signed into law by
then-Gov. Mike Pence (R), now the vice president.

One of the judges on the Virginia Court of Appeals who heard the case was Rossie
Alston, a conservative who has been nominated by President Trump to serve as a
federal judge in the Eastern District of Virginia.

Virginia state Sen. Scott A. Surovell (D-Fairfax) expressed concern that the case
could spur stricter regulation of abortion in the commonwealth.

“It is one more step towards the judicial codification of personhood for fetuses,”
Surovell wrote in an email.

Dellis has until May 24 to appeal the ruling to the Supreme Court of Virginia."



Followup, District Attorney waits to clarify until one day after deadline for
filing with Supreme Court:
https://www.thelily.com/she-was-convicted-of-disposing-of-her-stillborn-fetus-now-vas-attorney-general-says-his-office-made-the-wrong-call/

Just in Virginia... no report if justice and vengeance was ever served for this
woman, where is her justice and vengeance, in this nation's vengeful criminal
justice system. If they fucked up, as they accused her of doing technically,
while they perpetrate the law, and preach condemnation and human evil.


That was 2018. But a similar atrocity is taking place at this moment in Nebraska:
https://www.npr.org/2022/08/10/1116716749/a-nebraska-woman-is-charged-with-helping-her-daughter-have-an-abortion

In addition to the same as above, in this case they willfully aborted this fetus
in April 2022, at 23 weeks, *which was legal* under standing Supreme Court Case
law - "Planned Parenthood v. Casey," at the time, but against not effectual State
law, which became the "law" of the state of Nebraska in June with the Dobbs
change. But charging on that point, means anyone who ever aborted in the State
against State law before the Dobbs change could be charged. So what the fuck is
that charge added for anyway?

In addition, if prosecutors, judges, and police, are going to file quack charges,
shouldn't they be charged with a crime? Here are a few possibilities:

Under color of law
Malicious prosecution
Simulation of legal process
Obstruction of justice.

Oh, and how about accessory to attempted murder, since all punishment is
effectively capital?

Is this not the only way to keep these fucking asshole tyrants in line, who
serially murder, we the people?



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