Acquittal of man accused of shooting pregnant ex a ‘failure’ for domestic abuse survivors: advocate – BC

The acquittal of a B.C. man accused of shooting his pregnant ex-girlfriend in the stomach, causing her to lose her baby, represents the latest failure of the legal system to protect victims of domestic abuse, a women’s rights advocate argues.Carleton Stevens was found not guilty of attempted murder on Wednesday, after the judge ruled there was reasonable doubt he had intent to harm the woman...