Update on Bei Bei Shuai: Bad News From Indiana – Katha Pollitt – The Nation – RichardDawkins.net

The message to women is clear: you are criminally liable to the state for your conduct during pregnancy, even if you are mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, or whatever you want to call the extreme psychological state in which people try to kill themselves after receiving a terrible life-upending blow. Isn’t that what the coroner used to say: someone took his own life “while the balance of his mind was disturbed”? Suicide by pregnant women is not rare; it is, in fact, the fifth leading cause of death for them.

via Update on Bei Bei Shuai: Bad News From Indiana – Katha Pollitt – The Nation – RichardDawkins.net.

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