For Immediate Release
Brett Abrams, firstname.lastname@example.org
Women’s Group: Indictment of Shooting Survivor Marshae Jones Is the Collision of Racism, Sexism, and the Cruel Result of Laws that Criminalize Pregnant People
WASHINGTON - Yesterday, The Birmingham News reported that Marshae Jones, a 27-year-old black Birmingham woman, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury on a manslaughter charge, after she was shot in the abdomen in a 2018 altercation and shooting in Pleasant Grove resulting in the loss of her pregnancy. The individual who shot Jones, causing the miscarriage, had their charges dismissed.
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