Nebraska Anti-Abortion Law Forced Woman To Watch Her Baby Die
Because in Nebraska abortion is illegal after 20 weeks, Danielle Deaver couldn’t get medical help when her water broke too early and the lack of amniotic fluid ensured the fetus couldn’t survive.
…the doctor could not assist or he would “face criminal charges, jail time, and lose his medical license.” Her doctors told her “she’d just have to wait.” So she did, in “torture,” and gave birth to Elizabeth at 3pm, watched her gasp for breath, and then watched her die at 3:15pm on December 8, 2010. “The outcome of my pregnancy, that choice was made by God,” said Deaver, but “how to handle the end of my pregnancy, that choice should’ve been mine.”
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