MURDER AND THE UNBORN – can an unborn fetus be a murder victim?
I’m not going to take a side on this issue but I want to point out that the issue is about the beginning of life. In order to accommodate abortions the law has taken the position that a fetus has to emerge alive from the womb before it is legally a life in being. If a fetus is not legally alive it cannot be illegally killed.
Changing the current law to allow for ‘fetal homicide’ charges could even result in pregnant women being charged after miscarriages, critics warn
Source: Toronto-area killing reignites emotional debate: can an unborn fetus be a murder victim?