If Abortion Can Be Prosecuted as Murder, Then Let’s Start Talking Felony Murder

Elaine Gilmartin
3 min readJun 26, 2022

by Elaine Gilmartin

Donald Tong

The felony murder rule is an exception to the normal rules of homicide. Normally, a defendant can be convicted of murder only if a prosecutor shows that the defendant acted with the intent to kill or with a reckless indifference to human life.Under the felony murder rule, however, a defendant can be convicted

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Elaine Gilmartin

A therapist by profession, a runner by passion, a writer by necessity.