Mother Sentenced for Giving Abortion Pills to Daughter

Posted on AllSides September 22nd, 2023
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A 42-year-old woman was sentenced to two years in prison Friday for acquiring abortion pills that her teenage daughter used to end a pregnancy, The New York Times reported. Jessica Burgess, a resident of Norfolk, Nebraska, was charged by police after they discovered in Facebook messages that she schemed with her 17-year-old daughter to end the pregnancy last year and "burn the evidence." She was initially charged with concealing a stillbirth. However, after obtaining a warrant for Meta, law enforcement officials found evidence of a medically induced abortion, leading to...

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