However Colorado does not recognize unlawful killing of unborn child as a form of homicide By Dave Andrusko Prosecutors in Frederick, Colorado, allowed Christopher Watt, who had murdered his pregnant wife and two young daughters, to avoid the death penalty by agreeing to plead guilty to nine counts, including “five counts of first-degree murder, one …Continue reading "Man Who Killed Pregnant Wife and Two Little Girls Avoids Death Penalty"
By Mike Schouten Canada has no legal protection for children before they are born. This means that when a pregnant woman is attacked in Canada and her assailant harms or kills her pre-born child, no charge can be laid in that child’s death even when the attacker purposely intended to harm or kill her child. …Continue reading "Why doesn’t Canada have an Unborn Victims of Crime law?"
By Mike Schouten and Andre Schutten Editor’s note. This first appeared here and is reprinted with permission. Media are reporting that Windsor police have made an arrest in the gruesome murder of Cassandra Kaake. Matthew Brush, 26, is charged with one count of murder. The arrest follows less than a week after Windsor police took …Continue reading "Still no protection for unborn victims of crime in Canada"