Mom found guilty of causing newborn b...

Mom found guilty of causing newborn baby's death -

There are 6 comments on the Newsday story from Nov 20, 2007, titled Mom found guilty of causing newborn baby's death -. In it, Newsday reports that:

Erma Stephens did not make eye contact with anyone in the courtroom yesterday as a Nassau County judge declared her guilty of manslaughter for causing the death of her newborn baby boy last year.

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Clifford H Colpitts Jr

Boonton, NJ

#1 Nov 20, 2007
According to the 13th Amendment of the United States Constitution the women is innocent. The young newborn probably had said it's young first goo goo as "I'm a Communist!" The poor women suffered from loss of memory, she should have gotten a short stay at a good Hospital for the mentally ill...and left with the proper meds.

Newark, NJ

#3 Nov 20, 2007
She should get what she gave. the way the child died so should she. Thats justice.

Edison, NJ

#4 Nov 20, 2007
What a sick b*tch, I dont care if she is mentally ill or not, If she didnt want to have a baby then she should have protected herself, What a dirty ***** She should get strangled

Saint Louis, MO

#5 Nov 21, 2007
Now that I have a kid of my own, I can't fathom how someone could do that, to an innocent, defenseless, wonderful baby. So full of life, his little eyes, lips, arms. His future ahead of him - what would he have been? Maybe the next president? Who knows? Now we never will. In my mind, that's all the more reason to push a pro-life message. The more people out there defending life, the more likely a woman like this will get the message through her head not to do such a thing. How heart aches just thinking about what that little baby could have grown to become. At least I can rest assured knowing he is up in heaven playing in God's kingdom, free from the pain of this world.


#6 Dec 25, 2007
I think this women has suffered enough, I agree with the first person that states she is mentally unstable, which she was at the time. She was probably living in the USA and did not have her green card and could not see a way out of situation, as the papers state she felt embrassed by her community to be an unwed mother. People are far to quick to judge only God can judge, give the women a break, I feel she has served her time and I am sure she truly regrets what she done. I think we need to pray for her and wish her all the best. She is after all human just like us.


Since: Nov 07

Princess Anne, MD

#7 Dec 28, 2007
Ive never killed any of my kids...
So like her..if shes HUMAN..

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