|Woman tricked into miscarriage pleads for new law|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — A woman whose ex-boyfriend tricked her into taking pills that caused her miscarriage tearfully pleaded with lawmakers to approve a bill that would create new penalties for people who harm a fetus.
Remee Jo Lee showed members of the Senate Judiciary Committee ultrasound images of her fetus on Tuesday and talked about how much she wanted to be a mother. The committee voted 6-2 to approve the bill, which would make it a crime to harm or cause the death of a fetus while committing a crime against the mother.
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