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February 18, 2021

Fremont County lawmakers propose adding unborn children to murder statutes

RIVERTON (WNE) — An effort to add protections for unborn children to the state’s murder laws has considerable support from Fremont County delegates.

If it becomes law, Senate File 96 would attach murder chargeability to a defendant whose attempted or actual murder resulted in the victim’s unborn child dying.

The bill got its number on Feb. 8 and has yet to be heard by a committee in the Wyoming Legislature, which reconvenes for session on March 1.

Co-sponsors are many, and include three of Fremont County’s s...

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