The Indiana Court of Appeals has overturned the feticide conviction of Purvi Patel, a northern Indiana woman found guilty of killing the premature infant she delivered after ingesting abortion-inducing drugs.
The case of Purvi Patel has gotten international attention as well as support from reproductive rights groups who worry her conviction of feticide sets a precedent that enables more convictions of women for outcomes of their own pregnancies.
Lawyers for Purvi Patel, the northern Indiana woman convicted under the state's feticide law and serving a 46-year prison sentence, have filed an appeal in her case. They argue that the law was never meant to be used against pregnant women.
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