Wednesday, January 31, 2007
I read this article from L's blog earlier today and it was enough to make me feel ill. When I got home Matt told me about this similar news report.
Basically a woman was pulled over by police and arrested for traffic violations and outstanding warrants. She repeatedly told them she was 3 months pregnant and bleeding and they ignored her and threw her into jail. I couldn't find it in an article, but Matt told me that in jail they gave her three changes of pants due to her bleeding but never allowed her medical assistance. She miscarried the baby the next day.
I know it's difficult to be a police officer, but anyone with common sense shouldn't make mistakes like these.