HB 1489 - Felony to Perform Abortions - North Dakota Key Vote


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Title: Felony to Perform Abortions

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Vote to pass a bill that would classify any “person...[who] intentionally destroys or terminates the life” of an unborn child/fetus as guilty of a Class AA felony.


-Defines any aid in obtaining an abortion, inducing substances or devices, as a class AA felony (sec.1). -Makes any pressure or assistance towards the abortion of a unborn child/fetus a class C felony (sec.1). -Requires doctors to make effort to preserve the life of both the pregnant woman and the unborn child/fetus (sec.2).