Pregnant woman shot in Philadelphia while leaving baby shower later dies

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> Police said the 32-year-old woman, who appeared to have been targeted, was shot in the head and stomach. This was an assassination and basically could happen in any era in the US. Someone had a very strong motive, at least for them. Sadly, the motive seems rather obvious.


This doesn’t sound like a random shooting, sounds to me like someone really didn’t want her to have that baby.


Sad fact Pregnant women in the United States die by homicide more often than they die of pregnancy-related causes — and they’re frequently killed by a partner, according to a study published last month in Obstetrics & Gynecology1. Researchers revealed this grim statistic by using death certificates to compare homicides and pregnancy-related deaths across the entire country for the first time. The overall rate of maternal mortality in the United States is on the rise. And it is particularly high for a wealthy country. Contributing factors include inadequate access to health care, staff who are poorly trained for obstetric emergencies, and subpar care given to Black women because of racism in clinical practice.


What the hell is happening? Why are all these kids and pregnant women being shot in Philly?


Yeah that’s fucked up