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Fetal Homicide

Longmont Killer Already Faces Life Sentence

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.21.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

At the heart of Thursday's Denver Post editorial supporting a personhood bill introduced by State Sen. Bill Cadman is the argument that Colorado needs a new law to penalize people like Dynel Lane, who faces over 100 years in prison for cutting Michelle Wilkins's fetus from her womb.

Alissa Scheller

Where Laws Intended To Protect Women Are Used Against Them | Alissa Scheller | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics

Rennie Gibbs, a Mississippi woman, was 16 when she gave birth to a stillborn child in 2006. Although the baby was born with the umbilical cord wrapped...

Fetal Homicide Bill Killed After Right Wing Opposition

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A bipartisan bill in the Colorado Legislature that sought to criminalized the killing of an unborn child, while maintaining abortion rights, was kille...

Fetal Homicide Bill Introduced In The State House

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A bill introduced in the Colorado State House on Friday seeks to criminalize the killing of an unborn child, while maintaining abortion rights. House...

Iowa "Feticide" Law Could Be Used To Target Mothers

Amie Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amie Newman

What kind of messages are we sending to pregnant women? Either seek help and risk being persecuted or remain fearful and do not seek out medical services. These aren't choices at all.