Fetal Homicide Bill

(credit: CBS)

Fetal Homicide Bill Approved By Senate, But Prospects Dim

Colorado’s Republican Senate approved a bill Monday creating a new crime of fetal homicide, a measure proposed in response to an attack on a pregnant woman last month in Longmont.

04/27/2015

(credit: CBS)

Aurora Theater Shooter Mentioned In Fetal Homicide Debate At Capitol

Colorado’s Senate President says accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes should have been charged with 13 murders, not 12. That’s because one of the women who survived the 2012 shooting later miscarried.

04/27/2015

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

After Attack, Colorado Lawmakers Advance Fetal Homicide Bill

A woman accused of cutting into the belly of an expectant mother to claim the unborn child can’t be charged under Colorado law with murder. But Republicans in the state Senate advanced a bill Wednesday aimed at changing that situation.

04/22/2015

Michelle Wilkins (credit: gofundme.com)

After Fetus Cut From Womb, Lawmakers Discuss Fetal Homicide Bill

A woman accused of cutting into the belly of an expectant mother to claim the unborn child can’t be charged under Colorado law with murder, but legislators in the state Senate will take up a bill Wednesday aimed at changing that.

04/22/2015

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Citing Longmont Case, GOP Revives Fetal Homicide Bill

A long-anticipated Colorado bill inspired by the case of a woman accused of cutting open the belly of a pregnant woman and removing her unborn baby girl has been introduced in the state Senate.

04/14/2015

Dynel Lane (credit: Longmont Police)

Colorado Republicans Plan To File Fetal Homicide Bill

Colorado Republican lawmakers upset about a decision not to file a murder charge in an attack on a pregnant woman plan to introduce a fetal homicide bill.

03/27/2015

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Fetal Homicide Bill Gets Initial Approval

There was initial approval in the Colorado House on Friday for a bill that would make the death of an unborn child after a crime a homicide.

03/16/2013

Colorado State Capitol (credit: Jason Hussong)

Colorado Democrats Defeat Fetal Homicide Bill

Colorado legislative Democrats have rejected a bill to make it a crime to kill a fetus, opting for a different approach they say won’t infringe on abortion rights.

01/28/2013

Listen Live