Introduced by Rep. Paul Opsommer (R) on March 10, 2009
To make it a crime to coerce or attempt to coerce a woman into having an abortion, subject to criminal penalties. Prohibited acts could include threatening to file for a divorce from a pregnant woman or otherwise change existing living arrangements, or threatening to withhold support that was previously provided or promised. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on March 10, 2009