Michigan Bill: 10-Year Sentence For Abortion Providers

The Detroit Free Press reports:

A handful of House Republican lawmakers want to create lengthy new prison sentences for Michigan abortion providers and those creating or distributing abortion-inducing medication, filing legislation Wednesday in anticipation of the U.S. Supreme Court erasing federal abortion rights as soon as this week.

The measure, led by state Rep. Steve Carra, R-Three Rivers, clarifies the person seeking the abortion could not be prosecuted and specifically indicates contraceptives like Plan B would be allowed.

But it creates a 10-year prison sentence for doctors performing any abortion deemed illegal, and a 20-year sentence for anyone manufacturing, selling or distributing medications intended to induce abortions.

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Carra appeared on JMG yesterday when he introduced a resolution to create an annual “Remembrance Day” to honor the Capitol rioters.