BIRMINGHAM, AL. – The attorney’s for a Birmingham, Alabama woman who was indicted after having a miscarriage said that the District Attorney’s office has dismissed charges.
Marshae Jones, 28, was five months pregnant when she got into an altercation with Ebony Jemison, 23. Jemison shot Jones in the stomach several times causing the unborn child to die. Jones was indicted for manslaughter, but Jemison was not indicted. The reason why Jemison was not indicted, is they felt that Jemison was acting in self defense when she shot and Jones put her baby at risk during her involvement in a fight.
Jones’ attorney, White Arnold & Dowd said that they are pleased with the decision to dismiss the charges. “It is the appropriate decision, both for out client and for the State of Alabama,” they said in a written statement. White Arnold & Dowd put in a motion to dismiss and after evaluation, the District Attorney decided not to proceed. Jones’ attorneys said that the case was not “reasonable or just”. The State of Alabama, which is already criticized by pro-choice organizations for having the most stringent anti-abortion laws in the United States.
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