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Down Syndrome Discrimination by Abortion Prohibition Act

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A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit discrimination by abortion against an unborn child on the basis of Down syndrome.


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10/30/2019Introduced in Senate

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10/30/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Senate Judiciary10/30/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (10/30/2019)

Down Syndrome Discrimination by Abortion Prohibition Act

This bill creates new federal crimes related to the performance of an abortion on an unborn child who has Down syndrome.

It subjects a violator to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to five years, or both.

It also authorizes civil remedies, including damages and injunctive relief.

A woman who undergoes such an abortion may not be prosecuted or held civilly liable.