Murder Is One of Top Causes of Death for Pregnant Women

The recent killing of 26-year-old Jessie Davis, who was nine months pregnant, has highlighted what some believe is a terrifying phenomenon. According to a number of studies, homicide is one of the leading causes of death for pregnant women in the United States. Studies in Maryland, New York and Chicago determined that about 20 percent of women who die during pregnancy are murder victims. Some states do not even keep track of the number of a pregnant women killed by boyfriends or husband....Full Story
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