The Pennsylvania House of Representatives Tuesday approved two legislative measures designed to better protect the lives of unborn children in the commonwealth, announced Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), author of one of the bills.

Kauffman’s House Bill 1095 would categorize the murder of an unborn child the same as any other murder for sentencing purposes. He wrote the legislation to address a Pennsylvania Superior Court decision that reasoned in Commonwealth v. Hayes that the murder of an unborn child did not technically constitute “murder.”

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.