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Here’s Why an Unborn Baby Was Counted as a Person in the Texas Massacre

The sheriff deputies who assessed the fatalities at the bloody crime scene at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, counted the death toll as 26 because one of the victims was a mother carrying an unborn child inside of her.

The federal Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004 recognizes unborn children as separate victims for federal and military crimes. Texas law also defines a human being to include “an unborn child at every stage of gestation from fertilization until birth,” and recognizes an unborn baby as a potential crime victim.

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“This has been a longstanding priority for us, and something we were instrumental in pushing,” said Jennifer Popik, a director for the National Right to Life, according to The New York Times. “The principle here is that there’s two victims. For a family already invested in the child, for the grandparents, this is

Read more at: http://dailysignal.com/2017/11/08/heres-why-an-unborn-baby-was-counted-as-a-person-in-the-texas-massacre/

Here’s Why an Unborn Baby Was Counted as a Person in the Texas …

The sheriff deputies who assessed the fatalities at the bloody crime scene at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, counted the death toll as 26 because one of the victims was a mother carrying an unborn child inside of her.

The federal Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004 recognizes unborn children as separate victims for federal and military crimes. Texas law also defines a human being to include “an unborn child at every stage of gestation from fertilization until birth,” and recognizes an unborn baby as a potential crime victim.

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“This has been a longstanding priority for us, and something we were instrumental in pushing,” said Jennifer Popik, a director for the National Right to Life, according to The New York Times. “The principle here is that there’s two victims. For a family already invested in the child, for the grandparents, this is

Read more at: http://dailysignal.com/2017/11/08/heres-why-an-unborn-baby-was-counted-as-a-person-in-the-texas-massacre/

More on Plano shooting, Texas redistricting, Customs and Border Protection resumes in Harvey-hit areas: Your …

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Fellow Oklahoma National Guard troops shower Cpl. Don Hamilton and Spc. Rainey Jackson with birdseed after the couple exchanged vows Tuesday at the Ford Pavilion in Beaumont, Texas. The newlyweds are among the Oklahoma National Guard troops dispatched to southeast Texas to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts.

For more coverage on the aftermath of Harvey, head to dallasnews.com/harvey.

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Theft: Police are looking for two men and a woman wanted in a series of thefts across Dallas-Fort Worth. The trio fraudulently purchased a PlayStation 4 and Apple Watch after stealing the victim’s wallet.

Robbery: A man arrested last month in connection with a robbery of a Dallas Whataburger is likely responsible for several other robberies this summer, including a pair of Starbucks stores, police said Tuesday.

Granted: The National Science Foundation has selected Texas AM University to lead one of its prestigious engineering research centers, part

Read more at: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/newsletters/2017/09/13/plano-shooting-texas-redistricting-hold-customs-border-protection-resumes-wednesday-morning-roundup

More on Plano shooting, Texas redistricting, Customs and Border …

Photo of the morning

Fellow Oklahoma National Guard troops shower Cpl. Don Hamilton and Spc. Rainey Jackson with birdseed after the couple exchanged vows Tuesday at the Ford Pavilion in Beaumont, Texas. The newlyweds are among the Oklahoma National Guard troops dispatched to southeast Texas to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts.

For more coverage on the aftermath of Harvey, head to dallasnews.com/harvey.

Around the site

Theft: Police are looking for two men and a woman wanted in a series of thefts across Dallas-Fort Worth. The trio fraudulently purchased a PlayStation 4 and Apple Watch after stealing the victim’s wallet.

Robbery: A man arrested last month in connection with a robbery of a Dallas Whataburger is likely responsible for several other robberies this summer, including a pair of Starbucks stores, police said Tuesday.

Granted: The National Science Foundation has selected Texas AM University to lead one of its prestigious engineering research centers, part

Read more at: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/newsletters/2017/09/13/plano-shooting-texas-redistricting-hold-customs-border-protection-resumes-wednesday-morning-roundup

Gunman who killed Texas lawman committed suicide

  • Baytown Police Department on Monday identified deceased suspect in murder of Clint Greenwood as 64-year-old William Kenny 
  • Greenwood, Harris County Precinct 3 assistant chief deputy, was shot to death on April 3 outside Baytown courthouse 
  • Intense manhunt for his killer ended Monday when police found Kenny’s body at a residence in downtown Houston
  • They say  gun Kenny used in his apparent suicide on April 4 is consistent with the weapon that killed Greenwood
  • Kenny had a website where he blamed law enforcement officials, including Greenwood, for not doing enough to investigate internal affairs case

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Texas Pianist Family Murders: Horrific Crime Scene Details Exposed

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Ukrainian pianist Vadym Kholodenko‘s estranged wife is currently in custody after being charged with murdering their two young children in the family’s Forth Worth, Texas, home. Days earlier on March 17, cops arrived at the home to discover a graphic and disturbing crime scene, RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal.

Kholodenko called the cops, who were dispatched to the house at 9:27 a.m., according to Sofya Tsygankova‘s arrest affidavit.

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The famous musician, who was notably shaken, said that when he came home, “his wife was going crazy and she had blood on her.”

Officer Wallace entered the bedroom and noticed Tsygankova “kneeling on the floor, just inside of the doorway…Tsygankova was rocking back and forth making noises,” the documents state. “Officer Wallace was unable to understand what she was saying.”

“Tsygakova was wearing a mid-length nightgown covered in blood.”

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Read more at: http://radaronline.com/exclusives/2016/03/ukrainian-pianist-family-murdered-texas-charged-crime-scene-details/