January 29th, 2013
11:30 AM ET

Tragedy fuels debate on rights of the unborn: Colorado mom fights for law protecting fetuses

Heather Surovik  was outside Colorado's state capitol Monday because she wants to change the law that governs when a life begins.

Last July, Surovik was just days away from giving birth to a boy. She was on her way home from the doctor's office when she was hit by a drunk driver. She lost the baby and state law prevented authorities from charging the drunk driver with her unborn baby's death.

The pro-life organization, Personhood, helped Heather launch a campaign to tell her story.

OutFront tonight: Heather Surovik  is joined by her mother, Terry Koester, who was in the car with her when the accident happened.

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