Colorado Rights Blog

HB 1261: Unborn Victims Of Violence Act

Reproductive Freedom
Bill Number: HB 1261
Year: 2010
ACLU Position: Active Oppose
Sponsors: Rep. Bradford; Rep. Summers

The bill creates a new statutory part that addresses violent acts against an unborn child and includes the following crimes:
  • Murder of an unborn child; and
  • Voluntary manslaughter of an unborn child.
An unborn child is defined as 16 weeks or older. The bill describes acts that do not constitute crimes under the new part.
Read the bill here.

Current Status:

House Judiciary

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