BY BRENDAN FARRINGTON
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Remee Jo Lee cries every day when she thinks about the baby she lost after her ex-boyfriend tricked her into taking abortion drugs.
It hits her when she sees pregnant women, or a diaper changing station in a women’s bathroom. She feels the pain when she walks through the children’s section of a department store.
And now she’s pleading with lawmakers to pass a bill that would have allowed the state to prosecute John Andrew Welden for the death of her unborn child.
“This has just been the most devastating experience for me. This never goes away. I deal with this every day,” Lee told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, rapidly twisting a facial tissue in her hands as she spoke through tears. The framed sonogram images of her unborn child sat on the lectern in front of her. “This has just been very, very hard and I never want anyone else to go through this ever again and I want the state of Florida to show that this is not acceptable. That you can’t get away with this.”…..