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Replacing Myths with Facts: Sex Selective Abortion Laws in the United States

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07.26.2016 Purvi Patel Will Continue to Serve Time in Prison, Despite Overturn of Conviction of Feticide for Self-Induced Abortion

Reach original article on India West. July 25, 2016 By Sunita Sohrabji Purvi Patel, who was convicted of feticide and criminal neglect of a minor, will still serve prison time, possibly as long as six years, despite an Indiana appellate court ruling July 22 which overturned the feticide conviction. The Indiana Court of Appeals overturned […]

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07.25.2016 Advocates Applaud Indiana Reversal on Purvi Patel Feticide Case

Read original article on NBC News. July 25, 2016, 10:45 AM EST By Frances Kai-Hwa Wang Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) advocates applauded the Indiana Court of Appeals decisionFriday to vacate Purvi Patel’s feticide conviction, as well as the decision to downgrade her conviction for neglect of a dependent. After re-sentencing, Patel — who had been […]

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07.25.2016 Purvi Patel’s Reduced ‘Feticide’ Sentence Is A Victory—But Not Enough

Read original article on The Establishment. July 23, 2016 By Katie Klabusich In a partial victory yesterday for reproductive justice advocates, the Indiana Court of Appeals vacated unjustly incarcerated Purvi Patel’s felony conviction for “feticide” while upholding the prosecution and conviction for “felony neglect of a dependent.” In February, after less than five hours of […]

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