Prosecutors in California said Chelsea Becker’s stillbirth resulted from methamphetamine use. Ultimately, the murder case hinges on the courts’ interpretation of a small subsection in the state’s criminal code.
NEW: We've just filed an amicus brief in support of Chelsea Becker, a woman wrongfully charged with murder after delivering a stillborn child.
California law has been misused to the detriment of women, children, and families.
For more than nine months, five of them during a global pandemic, a 26-year-old woman named Chelsea Becker has been sitting in Kings County Jail, under a $2 million bail, for giving birth to a stillborn baby.