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NC Appeals Court: Mom who committed crime while pregnant can lose parental rights

BY: - October 18, 2023

The state Court of Appeals issued a ruling Tuesday that affirmed the termination of a mother’s parental rights — even though the child hadn’t yet been born at the time of the mother’s crimes — because “life begins at conception.” The mother had pleaded guilty to felony child abuse of another child, which prompted a […]