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Jessica Valenti

Pregnant Women Who Are Assaulted Are Being Treated Like Criminals — Not Victims

Acting “dangerously” while pregnant could get you arrested

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GGenerally, when a person is attacked and seriously injured, they’re considered the victim of a crime. That wasn’t the case with Marshae Jones. When the 28-year-old woman in Alabama…

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Jessica Valenti

Jessica Valenti

Feminist author & columnist. Native NYer, pasta enthusiast.