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I don't get prochoice logic

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 Man Accused of Cutting Unborn Baby Out of Wife's Abdomen

WALKER, LA (WAFB) -

A man accused of attacking his pregnant wife and killing their unborn baby appeared in court for a hearing Thursday for the first time since the October incident.  On his way into court, Jeffery Reynolds blamed synthetic marijuana for what happened.

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Reynolds, 31, appeared in court with his hands and feet shackled and he was wearing a bulletproof vest.

As he was going into court he told reporters, "I love my wife and son with all my heart.  I hope the state will enforce laws against synthetic drugs that has ruined my family."

During his court appearance, another motions hearing was scheduled on his bond revocations.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Reynolds attacked his wife, Paula, 28, with a kitchen knife at their Walker, LA home on Oct. 23, 2012.

Investigators said he stabbed her in the abdomen and cut their baby out of her. She survived the attack.

A toxicology test was run on Reynolds, but at last report, the results had not been sent back to authorities.

Reynolds remains behind bars on $500,000 bond. He is charged with first-degree feticide and second-degree attempted murder.

Less than a week later, the Livingston Parish coroner reported the baby was accidentally cremated. The coroner said the Livingston Parish Government does not maintain a morgue and has always relied on a private sector funeral home for morgue services.

In a statement released by the coroner, a funeral home employee mistakenly removed and cremated the baby before an autopsy could be performed.

Livingston Parish District Attorney Scott Perrilloux reportedly said the cremation voids the possibility of upgrading the feticide count to one of murder.

Previously, Perrilloux said if evidence showed the unborn baby had begun to breathe before it was killed, that the feticide count may be upgraded to murder.

However, Perrilloux said he believes the current counts against the suspect in the case can still be prosecuted.

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So my question is all you prochoice women...why is he being charged with the 'feticide' if it was in the abdomen??? I thought their little lives were insignificant until they were birthed from their mother's womb?

Posted by Anonymous on Jan. 19, 2013 at 8:00 AM
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momof2girls89
by Gold Member on Jan. 19, 2013 at 8:55 AM
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Really?! There is a very big difference between a woman making a choice to terminate a pregnancy, going to a licensed physician, and having the procedure done and a man stabbing her and cutting out her baby by force. Do you not know what proCHOICE means? She had no choice here. He stole that from her. 

mysticalmalissa
by Platinum Member on Jan. 19, 2013 at 8:56 AM

*yawn*


momof2girls89
by Gold Member on Jan. 19, 2013 at 8:57 AM

I'm so glad I'm not the only one!!! LOL

Quoting CRAZZYB23:

im so tired.. i just read that title and thouht it said i dont get prosthetic legs...
wow!


Anonymous
by Anonymous 10 on Jan. 19, 2013 at 8:57 AM

Because he took away her CHOICE,  therefore this has nothing to do with being pro choice!  Why would you even need to ask this do you have no common sense!

Roxygurl
by Emerald Member on Jan. 19, 2013 at 8:59 AM
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Wow, taking a horrific story and turning it into an abortion debate is beyond sickening.
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Mortiferouslatt
by Platinum Member on Jan. 19, 2013 at 9:02 AM
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Seriously? I don't get your "prolife" logic here. That baby was removed by force at 7 months gestation. It's idiotic to compare that to an early term abortion. Hopefully that pos man rots in prison.
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AliKatAK47
by Meanie Pants on Jan. 19, 2013 at 9:03 AM
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Pro Lifers make no sense. They seem to think that Pro CHOICE equals pro Abortion. This woman CHOSE to carry her child. That sick man took her CHOICE away. That is something we,as pro-choice advocates, are highly against.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 11 on Jan. 19, 2013 at 9:03 AM
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So he should be charged with feticide but she can do it legally? This is assault with a deadly weapon.

Quoting Anonymous:

Common sense here..the man stole the mother's choice. I'm very prochoice but I believe life begins at conception too. I believe abortion ends the life. I believe this man killed his child, his wife's child..and I believe he should be punished greatly for it. Just because someone is prochoice doesn't mean they all think like you described. Knowing that will probably help you alot.



IandLoveandYou
by Penny Lane on Jan. 19, 2013 at 9:04 AM
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I don't understand dumbass logic.
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MsMimna
by on Jan. 19, 2013 at 9:17 AM

This has nothing to do with ProChoice/ProLife..... The woman was obviously carrying this child to give birth.  The father killed the child in womb...committing "feticide".... And by doing so could have killed her in the process so is charged with "attempted murder" 

He took away any choice !!! 

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