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Oklahoma turns woman’s miscarriage into a miscarriage of justice

Two weeks ago Brittney Poolaw, a 20-year-old Native American woman from Comanche County in Oklahoma, was¬†convicted of manslaughter in the first degree¬†for experiencing a miscarriage at 17 weeks. Her trial lasted one day after which she was sentenced to 4 years in state prison. In January of last year, Ms. Poolaw experienced a miscarriage and […]