First Degree Murder Law & Legal Definition
Sorry but abortion does not meet the legal standard for 'murder'. It does however meets the religious one. Which is the only one you're pushing for but irrelevant at the end of the day.Under federal law, the government must prove each of the following elements beyond a reasonable doubt:
* First, the defendant unlawfully killed [victim];
* Second, the defendant killed [victim] with malice aforethought;
* Third, the killing was premeditated; and
* Fourth, the killing occurred at [location stated in indictment].