A man in Ohio has been sent to jail for thirteen years because he tried to force his girlfriend, at gunpoint, to continue with a scheduled abortion after she changed her mind. The charges against him are not only because of the gun and the abduction, but significantly, for the attempted murder of the child.
Under Ohio’s 1996 fetal homicide law, a person can be found guilty of murder for killing an unborn child.
In this case the child’s father led the mother at gunpoint to the abortion clinic, but once there, she passed a note to the clinic personnel about the fact that she was being forced, and they called the police.
She has since given birth to a healthy child.
Find out more about efforts to stop forced abortion at priestsforlife.org.