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Crimes That Claim Two Victims
Family Members of Unborn Victims Go to Washington to Help Pass Bill -- April 5, 2004
"The Invisible Human Victim," How Washington Post editors explained why Jonah Fliegelman's photo could not appear in the newspaper. Essay by Douglas Johnson, National Review Online -- March 30, 2004
"Justice for Unborn Victims." Amber Denise Huff and Michael James Lenz III died in the 1997 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. So why don't their names appear on the list of victims? An op-ed by Douglas Johnson, published in The Daily Oklahoman --March 24, 2004
"Will Florida senators see
the second victim?" Julius Dyke, age 11, has grave disabilities
and scars from the murderer's knife that also killed his mother. So why
does Florida law say he was not a crime victim? An op-ed by Douglas
Johnson, published in the Florida Baptist Witness
--March 18, 2004.
for Unborn Victims." Three members of a Lynchburg family were
gunned down in their home. Why did the Commonwealth of Virginia file only
two homicide charges? An op-ed by Douglas Johnson that appeared in the
Virginian-Pilot (and three other newspapers) --
"One victim or two in Bangor homicide?" Killing the four cats was a crime -- but killing unborn Jonah Fliegelman was not. An op-ed by NRLC's Douglas Johnson, published in the Portland, Maine, Press-Herald -- February 24, 2004.
"Conner, Ashley, and Landon." In 2000, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 417-0 to prohibit a death sentence from being carried out on a woman who carries a "child in utero." What were they thinking? An essay by Douglas Johnson on National Review Online. (March 24, 2004)
Testimony of Tracy
Marciniak, surviving mother, before House Judiciary Constitution
Subcommittee, July 8, 2003
Read a letter dated June 16, 2003 from Sharon Rocha -- mother of Laci Peterson, grandmother of Conner Peterson -- to key sponsors of the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, in which she says the double murder of Laci and Conner "does provide a powerful illustration of why this type of law is absolutely necessary." To see an image of the letter, click here (PDF file -- requires Adobe Acrobat Reader) -- June 27, 2003
of Laci and Conner Peterson Urge Congress to Pass the Unborn Victims of
Violence Act "In Their Memory"
May 7, 2003
Shiwona Pace's account: "As they beat me, one said, 'Your baby is
dying tonight.'" -- April, 2001
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