Fetal Rights or Abortion Politics?

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The House has passed the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, making it a separate crime to harm or kill a fetus while committing another crime. Though the bill is unlikely to pass the Senate, similar laws already are on the books in several states. Supporters claim the intent is to protect unborn children from violent crime. Opponents contend giving rights to fetuses is the first step in dismantling the right to choose established by Roe v. Wade. We hear both sides, from a national right-to-life spokesman, Congressional representatives from both sides of the aisle, and a public policy expert who's written on fetal policies across the US.
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National Right to Life Committee

Reuters News Service

Unborn Victims of Violence Act



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