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    irishwitch

    "Felony" isn't the only test.

    ...if there is reasonable ground to apprehend a design to commit a felony, or to do some great personal injury, and imminent danger of such design being accomplished.

    •  "great personal injury" (3+ / 0-)
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      lgmcp, irishwitch, Christy1947

      is also a term of art, does not include legal acts, and in fact there is a SD law that specifically says an abortion doesn't constitute "great personal injury" as a legal matter.

      "[W]e shall see the reign of witches pass over . . . and the people, recovering their true spirit, restore their government to its true principles." Jefferson

      by RenMin on Wed Feb 16, 2011 at 10:01:28 AM PST

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