Utah Bill Criminalizes Miscarriage

Utah Bill Criminalizes Miscarriage

By Rachel Larris, RH Reality Check

A bill passed by the Utah House and Senate this week and waiting for the governor’s signature, will make it a crime for a woman to have a miscarriage, and make induced abortion a crime in some instances.

The bill passed by legislators amends Utah’s criminal statute to allow the state to charge a woman with criminal homicide for inducing a miscarriage or obtaining an illegal abortion.


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