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Mother Who Gave Abortion Pills To Daughter And Helped Burn And Bury Fetus Sentenced To Two Years In Prison

Posted on AllSides September 24th, 2023
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A Nebraska court sentenced a mother to two years in prison Friday for giving her teenage daughter abortion pills and then helping to burn and bury the fetus, the Associated Press reported. Madison County District Judge Mark Johnson sentenced Jessica Burgess, 42, for tampering with human remains, false reporting and providing an abortion after at least 20 weeks of gestation, AP reported. Burgess, of Norfolk, Nebraska, confessed at her plea hearing to helping terminate the pregnancy of her then 17-year-old daughter, Celeste Burgess. Officials said Burgess ordered abortion pills online...

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