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What is your opinion and Why

A man kicks his 9 month pregnant wife out of their house she has no money and her mother lives 5 hours away she has a full tank of gas in her car so she decides to go home to her mother she starts having cramps but figures it's caused from stress so she ignores it. Then the pain becomes unbareable she has no cell phone and she is scared so she starts to drive faster to find a hospital only to find blue lights behind her for speeding she pulls over tries to explain her situation but the cop gets upset with her because he says she was putting her unborn baby's life in danger by speeding so he gives her a ticket and tells her to drive slower but never offers to help her by calling an ambulance or taking her himself, even after she told him she was in labor. So my question do you think the cop was right and just doing his job. I have a small theory maybe women have made that excuse so often that he figured she was lying to get out of a ticket. What is your theory and do you think he was right or wrong.

 
Die4Jesus

Asked by Die4Jesus at 2:53 AM on Jan. 18, 2011 in Pregnancy

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Answers (5)
  • it's a FACT he's wrong (the police officer) he has a duty to call her an ambulance or assist her to the hospital. she should totally not pay that ticket
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 3:01 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • What happened to the woman?
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 2:56 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • She drove herself to the nearest hospital and thankfully her and the baby were ok she delivered 10 minutes after she got there.
    Die4Jesus

    Comment by Die4Jesus (original poster) at 2:59 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • it depends if she was speeding 5, 15 or 40 miles over the speed limit. if she was driving 15 miles over the speed limit the cop should excuse her and escort her to the hospital, but of she was going 40 miles over the limit she should get a ticket because she was putting her life, the unborn child's life and other people's life in danger.
    gwen20

    Answer by gwen20 at 3:01 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • I think the woman should have got out of the car at the moment she thought she was in labor and knocked on a door and had someone call an ambulance. Also she shouldn't have left her house in the first place. Husband could have left or she could have called someone to pick her up. Every pregnancy book out there tells you to NOT drive during labor. I don't think the woman was thinking clearly. As for the cop, he didn't do his job by calling an ambulance or escorting her to the hospital, but as for the ticket it was his call. In a way I think she needed a ticket for not thinking. If people start thinking labor pains, kidney stones, an appendix about to burst, etc are all justified reasons to speed then the rest of us on the road are in serious danger. Add that to the ppl who are drunk on the roads and the ppl who didn't have a lick of sense in driving to start with and that's a receipe for disaster.

    SweetLoveofMine

    Answer by SweetLoveofMine at 3:09 AM on Jan. 18, 2011