Purvi Patel + Indiana Feticide Laws

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

An interesting article down at The American Prospect:

Patel is the second women to be prosecuted under Indiana’s feticide law. The first woman was also an Asian American [...]

With a history of stereotyping Asians as untrustworthy, perfidious foreigners, it is highly probable that racial assumptions played a role in singling out these immigrant women of color for prosecution.