HLNtv.com posted the story “Tenn. moms can now be arrested for ‘drug babies’“.
A controversial bill that allows police officers in Tennessee to arrest moms who give birth to drug-addicted babies was signed into law this week by Gov. Bill Haslam, according to CNN affiliate WCYB.
The legislation gives moms of babies who are born dependent on drugs two choices: Face a misdemeanor charge or go to drug court where they will be put through an 18-month treatment program.