A pregnant Austin woman is claiming self defense after stabbing and killing the allegedly abusive father of her unborn child. Her bail is set at $2 million. It’s raised the question: what forms of self-defense are protected, particularly in cases of abuse?
Reset learns what this case can tell us about protected self-defense and how domestic violence is perceived and treated by the legal system.
GUEST: Rachel White-Domain, an attorney and the director of the Illinois Prison Project Women & Survivor’s Project