S. 1681 (101st): Civil Rights of Infants Act


Sep 27, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 27, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gordon Humphrey

Senator from New Hampshire


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to make it a violation of a right secured by the Constitution and laws of the United States to perform an abortion with knowledge that such abortion is being performed solely because of the gender of the fetus, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/27/1989--Introduced.Civil Rights of Infants Act - Amends Federal law to declare it a deprivation of a right secured by U.S. laws for an individual to perform an abortion, knowing it ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 27, 1989

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1681”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (8R) (show)
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