Letter: The abortion debate simplified
This is the Utah homicide law. All 50 states have this type of language. The abortion debate is simple. How much legal homicide of the unborn society wants to allow.
76-5-201. Criminal homicide — Elements — Designations of offenses — Exceptions.
(a) Except as provided in Subsections (3) and (4), a person commits criminal homicide if the person intentionally, knowingly, recklessly, with criminal negligence, or acting with a mental state otherwise specified in the statute defining the offense, causes the death of another human being, including an unborn child at any stage of its development.
(b) There shall be no cause of action for criminal homicide for the death of an unborn child caused by an abortion, as defined in Section 76-7-301.