David Orentlicher

Purvi Patel trial photo

Update: Indiana sentences Purvi Patel to decades in prison for what she says was a miscarriage


Purvi Patel is the second pregnant woman in Indiana to be charged under the state’s law against “feticide,” a law originally passed to protect pregnant women from harm. Patel was sentenced Monday to face up to 20 years in prison, in a case has alarmed advocates for women and immigrants.