Given the many ways in which abortion opponents are trying to have fetuses recognized as legal persons
with rights, Houston's enforcement of HOV lanes may provide another place to demand that the unborn be equal with the born:
More HOV loners caught in the act
The woman in the silver Hyundai got a ticket for driving alone in an HOV lane, even though she was carrying a passenger.
She was pregnant, the woman told Metro Police officer Scott Ashmore, who had parked his motorcycle at the crest of the T-shaped ramp of the Northwest Freeway HOV lane at Dacoma.
For purposes of high-occupancy vehicle lane enforcement, babies in child seats count; those in utero don't.