Proposed Zoe’s Law Resurfaces with Horror in Mt Druitt

MOTHER of four was seven months pregnant when she was allegedly stabbed to death at her western Sydney home yesterday.

Ultrasound scan of foetus at twenty weeks

“By NSW law a baby has to draw breath before it is deemed a person,’’ said a NSW detective.

In 2009 there was a push to have an unborn baby declared a legal person under the proposed Zoe’s law after the case of Brodie Donegan. Ms Donegan’s unborn daughter Zoe died when she was hit by a drug-affected driver while walking.

Despite being passed in the lower house in 2013 it was never passed into law after repeated delays in the upper house until the bill lapsed in 2014 without ever being voted on.

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