On May 23, 2016, the Court of Appeals of Indiana heard an appeals case called Purvi Patel v State of Indiana. I’ve put together an extremely detailed blog called The Purvi Patel Case – Just the Facts that gives fact-checked information about the case – with all sources cited by links.
It is a very long blog, so I will provide a very brief explanation of the case here. Purvi Patel was sentenced to 20 years in prison after being charged guilty of both feticide and neglect of a dependent. Purvi Patel was the second woman in Indiana to be sent to prison for having a miscarriage. (The first was Bei Bei Shuai.) The state of Indiana insists that Purvi Patel had an abortion. Reminder: abortion is legal in the United States of America.
In this blog, I have collected up the most relevant tweets that were posted on the day that the appeals case was heard.
Personally, I’m f...Read More