Mom Charged With Drug Assault on Fetus

New Tennessee law criminalizes narcotic drug use while pregnant.
0:45 | 07/14/14

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A Tennessee mother is the first person to be charged under a first in the nation law that defines it drug use while pregnant. As an assault. Police arrested Mallory loyal charge of assault she gave birth to a girl authority the -- tested positive for drugs. To a six year old girl was arrested -- being discharged from hospital deputies say she -- number of meth related arrests. And they say she admitted to smoking the drug just few days before giving birth misdemeanor assault charge could let her year in jail. But now the American Civil Liberties Union says it may challenge that using Loyola as a -- -- -- raises serious constitutional concerns regarding equal treatment of the law.

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