Indiana AG’s office decides not to appeal decision by appeals court, woman initially convicted of feticide to be released next month

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. If you want to peruse stories all day long, go directly to nationalrighttolifenews.org and/or follow me on Twitter at twitter.com/daveha The South Bend [Indiana] Tribune is reporting that the Indiana attorney general’s office has decided not to appeal a decision rendered last month by the Indiana Court of Appeals which …

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Indiana Court of Appeals Overturns Feticide Conviction against Purvi Patel

By Dave Andrusko A three-judge panel of the Indiana Court of Appeals today vacated the charge of feticide against Purvi Patel and reduced her neglect of a dependent conviction from a class A felony to a class D felony. Patel will be resentenced for the far less serious charge by Joseph Superior Court Judge Elizabeth …

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Appeals court panel hears arguments in Indiana feticide case

By Dave Andrusko Following a Monday hearing, there is no timetable for when a three-judge panel of the Indiana Court of Appeals will rule on a request to overturn Purvi Patel’s 2015 conviction for feticide and child neglect. Last year St. Joseph Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Hurley sentenced Patel to 20 years in prison for …

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Judges hear appeal of woman sentenced for aborting her 25-30 week old baby and then ignoring him after he was born alive

By Dave Andrusko A three-judge panel of the Indiana Court of Appeals is hearing arguments today in the case of Purvi Patel. Last year St. Joseph Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Hurley sentenced Patel to 20 years for throwing her newborn son into a dumpster following a chemically-induced abortion. The baby was estimated to be 25 …

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Pro-abortionists add racism to oppression to litany of false allegations to hide the truth

By Dave Andrusko Pro-abortionists thrive when their manufactured stories of persecution become accepted truth, the narrative that explains all. Take Miriam Yeung and her Washington Post op-ed, “How Asian American women became the target of anti-abortion activism” It runs hither and yon, but the jumping off point is the case of Purvi Patel, a 33-year-old …

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Purvi Patel appeals 20-year sentence for aborting her 25-30 week old baby and then ignoring him after he was born alive

By Dave Andrusko This will be a fairly brief, but very important, post. WSBT-TV reported today that attorneys for Purvi Patel have filed an appeal of her 20 year prison sentence. Pro-abortionists are determined to turn Patel into a martyr, an innocent victim of over-zealous prosecutors. As we have explained on numerous occasions, this narrative, …

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Pro-abortionists shamelessly distort evidence in the Purvi Patel case to mislead the public

By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday we re-posted a brilliant analysis written by Calvin Freiburger. His title is “Death, lies, and relativism in the Purvi Patel feticide conviction.” If you missed it, take five minutes out now and read his in-depth look at a case pro-abortionists have grotesquely misrepresented–even more than they usually do. It is …

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Death, lies, and relativism in the Purvi Patel feticide conviction

By Calvin Freiburger Proving that there are still states which take babies’ deaths more seriously than Colorado, on Monday, an Indiana judge sentenced Purvi Patel to 20 years in prison for attempting to kill her viable, 25 to 30-week-old son with abortion pills she got off the Internet, then wrapping him in a bag and …

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Woman who aborted her 25-30 week old baby and tossed him in a dumpster sentenced to 20 years

By Dave Andrusko St. Joseph Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Hurley this morning sentenced Purvi Patel to 20 years in prison for throwing her newborn son into a dumpster following a chemically-induced abortion. In February, following a trial that took place over six days and which 20 witnesses offered testimony, Patel was convicted of feticide and …

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Jury convicts Purvi Patel of feticide and neglect of a dependent

  By Dave Andrusko After some five hours of deliberations, a jury in Indiana Tuesday convicted Purvi Patel of feticide and neglect of a dependent. Ms. Patel posted bail late last night and sentencing is scheduled for March 6, The jurors heard from 20 witnesses over a span of six days. The prosecution said Patel, …

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Patel feticide case goes to jury

  By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This updates a story posted this morning. According to a tweet from WSBT’s Kelli Stopczynski, the feticide case against Purvi Patel went to the jury at 3:11 this afternoon. Patel stands accused of taking abortifacients in July 2013 and then depositing the body of her dead 25-30 week-old baby …

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Feticide trial coming to a conclusion, Purvi Patel’s case could reach jury as early as Monday

  By Dave Andrusko Once the prosecution had rested its case against Purvi Patel, on trial for child neglect and feticide, it meant the last day and a half were the opportunity for Patel’s attorney to rebut the prosecution’s case. As this story was being posted, a tweet from a local reporter said Patel was …

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