When Laws Designed to Protect Pregnant Women End Up Imprisoning Them

In 2002, Bei Bei Shuai, 33 weeks pregnant, attempted to kill herself after her boyfriend left her. The Indiana woman didn't succeed — but her daughter was born early as a result, and died shortly thereafter. Now, the state's used laws that were allegedly designed to protect pregnant women from violence to imprison… » 5/18/12 6:50pm 5/18/12 6:50pm