Another Mississippi Outrage: Young Mother Faces Life in Prison for Stillborn Child

Another Mississippi outrage: Young mother faces life in prison for stillborn child
Autopsy tests had turned up traces of a cocaine byproduct in Samiya's blood, and Hayne declared her death a homicide, caused by “cocaine toxicity.” In early 2007, a Lowndes County grand jury indicted … By smoking crack during her pregnancy, the … Read more on Washington Post

Kayyem: Consider decriminalizing drugs beyond pot
… drugs beyond marijuana to help those who use the drugs get out of jail and into treatment. Kayyem said she'd focus on getting non-violent offenders who use drugs like cocaine or crack into drug courts or diversion programs rather than filling up … Read more on Daily Item