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Colorado Supreme Court rules child abuse not applied in womb

Added 06-02-20 06:03:02pm EST - “The Colorado Supreme Court ruled anyone injuring an unborn baby cannot be prosecuted for child abuse.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Colorado Supreme Court rules child abuse not applied in womb”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

DENVER, Colo. (AP) - The Colorado Supreme Court ruled anyone injuring an unborn baby cannot be prosecuted for child abuse.

The court’s 4-3 ruling Monday is binding even if the infant is born and survives an in utero attack with lifelong injuries, The Denver Post reported.

The majority of justices found the state’s child abuse law is unclear whether child abuse can occur in the womb. Because of the ambiguity, the court followed a last-resort approach obligating them to rule in favor of the defense.

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Andre Jones, 38, was convicted of shooting his pregnant wife in the stomach in 2013, killing 32-year-old Lakeisha Jones and causing lasting injuries to her unborn daughter.

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