A US woman has been sentenced to two years in prison for ordering abortion pills online for her 17-year-old daughter. The daughter was also punished.
A Nebraska mother who helped her daughter get an abortion has been sentenced to two years in prison. as “The New York Times» The 42-year-old ordered abortion pills online and gave them to her 17-year-old daughter, who was in the final stages of pregnancy, prosecutors said Friday. The mother and daughter then buried the remains of the fetus.
The court rejected the 42-year-old’s request for a suspended sentence, the New York Times reported. He reportedly treated the fetal remains “like yesterday’s garbage.” In July, the daughter was sentenced to 90 days in jail.
Trials against the mother and daughter began in the Supreme Court Abolished the nationwide right to abortion in June 2022. However, the case has fueled fears about the extent to which women and advocates may be prosecuted for abortion.