It will "...protect pregnant women and their unborn children from acts of violence. The measure holds criminals who kill or injure a mother's baby accountable for two crimes when he attacks a pregnant woman. The law applies throughout pregnancy and makes the state one of 24 to protect women during all nine months of pregnancy and one of 34 that offer legal protection through all or part of pregnancy."This was previously signed into law by Governor Riley back in April 2006.
Friday, June 30, 2006
Posted by Matthew
Tomorrow, July 1, 2006, a law will go into effect for Alabama.
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