Knocked Up and Locked Up?

The Memphis Flyer posted the story “Knocked Up and Locked Up?

As they are currently written, two bills in the state legislature could lead to assault or criminal homicide charges for pregnant women who use illegal drugs.

But the sponsor of one of these bills (HB1519), Rep. John DeBerry (D-Memphis), vowed this week to work on his bill’s language so that there’s “no room or intent to simply incarcerate people rather than getting them the help they desperately need.”

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