• Petitioned Terry Curry

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Marion County Prosecutor
Terry Curry

Free Bei Bei Shuai

    1. Petition by

      Hannah Brunklaus

      Springford, Canada

 

An Indianapolis woman named Bei Bei Shuai has been charged with murder after attempting suicide.

She was an apparently average pregnant woman who was excited about her impending child, when her boyfriend left by her. In desperation after he left she attempted to commit suicide by swallowing rat poison. After the attempt friends took her to the hospital and she ended up giving birth to her daughter who died three days later. In a horrifying move she was then charged with murdering her baby.

Not only is this a horrifying use of the “justice” system against a woman who has already been through so much, these charges could set a precedent in which women who experience any kind of harm during pregnancy can be accused of trying to abort (or "murder") their fetus.

Please help and sign the petition to have the charges against her dropped.

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    1. Reached 750 signatures
    2. Pregnant Woman Attempts Suicide, Is Charged With Murder

      Alex DiBranco
      Petition Organizer

      Bei Bei Shuai currently languishes in jail without the opportunity to even post bail. Her crime? Being deeply depressed and attempting to commit suicide.
      But for anti-choicers in Indiana, where Shaui lives, what's important isn't this woman's mental...

    3. Reached 250 signatures

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    • Josie Hash CHAGRIN FALLS, OH
      • over 2 years ago

      This is just sick.

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    • L Rose Heichelbech BLOOMINGTON, IN
      • over 2 years ago

      Attempted suicide while pregnant is not the same thing as murder. Holding this woman without precedent is unlawful.

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    • Lauren Jamieson BUFFALO, NY
      • over 2 years ago

      This charge sets a very dangerous precedent for women who seek abortions in this country, something that is their constitutional right under law. Not only that, but in this specific case, clearly this woman needs emotional support and counseling, not incarceration.

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    • Marcia Grace KALAMAZOO, MI
      • over 2 years ago

      This woman needs help and compassion, which no one seems to care enough to give her.

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    • Tara Urs BROOKLYN, NY
      • over 2 years ago

      Perhaps drinking rat poison was a sign that Ms. Shuai was in crisis, desperate, depressed and in need of help. Is she getting that in jail?

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