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

Introduced:
Sep 27, 1989 (101st Congress, 1989–1990)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Gordon Humphrey
Senator from New Hampshire
Party
Republican
 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Sep 27, 1989
Referred to Committee Sep 27, 1989
 
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.

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Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (8R) (show)
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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 is sought solely because of the gender of the fetus. Makes a woman seeking such an abortion not liable under these provision.

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