2018 Abortion Abolition Initiative

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1 WARNING It for anyone to sign any initiative or referendum petition with any name other than his is a felony or to sign his name more than once for the measure, or to sign such petition when own, knowingly a qualified he elector. is not INITIATIVE PETITION of Denney, Secretary the State Honorable the State ofldaho: To Lawerence of undersigned citizens and qualified electors of the State of We, respectfully demand that the Idaho, following law, to-wit: the proposed and That 5, Title 18, 1. Code, be, Chapter the same is hereby repealed. SECTION Idaho SECTION That Chapter 6, Title 18, Idaho Code, be, 2. the same is hereby repealed. and SECTION That Section Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby amended to read as 3. 18-907, follows: aggravated DEFINED. (1) A person commits BATTERY AGGRAVATED 18-907. in committing battery: battery who, Causes great bodily harm, permanent disability or (a) disfigurement; or permanent (b) a deadly weapon or instrument; or Uses Uses any vitriol, corrosive acid, or a caustic chemical of (c) nature; or any or (d) poison or other noxious any destructive substance or liquid; or Uses or disability permanent harm, of a pregnant female, causes great bodily person the (e) Upon to an or fetus. permanent disfigurement embryo purposes any this section the terms "embryo" or "fetus" shall mean For human in of (2) utero. There be no prosecution under shall (l)(e) of this section: (3) subsection Of any (a) for conduct relating to an abortion for v.1lich the consent of the pregnant female, person or authorized by law to act on her behalf, has person obtained or for been v.1lich such consent is lw.v. implied by (b) Of any person for any medical treatment of the pregnant female or her embryo or fetus; or (c) Of female ยท.vith respect to her embryo or fetus. any the Nothing this chapter (4) to amend or nullify in provisions of chapter 6, title is intended ll_, Idaho Code. SECTION 4. That Section 18-4016, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby repealed. and SECTION Chapter 40, Title 18, Idaho Code, be, That the same is hereby amended by the 5. addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and designated as Section 18-4018, Idaho Code, and to read as follows: Initiative Petition 1of2

2 .. 18-4018. OF UNBORN HUMAN BEING-PROVIDING FOR THE DEFINITION (1) For purposes of this chapter (a) "unborn human OF CERTAIN PROSECUTION PERSONS. mean the offspring being" shall conception beings the human of from until either live of moment or death, including the human conceptus, zygote, morula, blastocyst, embryo and fetus, birth conceived located whether inside or outside the body and/or a human female; of a of sperm the of the ovum of a female individual by fertilization means "Conception" (b) the individual; male "Abortion" or the use (c) prescription means of instrument, medicine, drug, or any other any substance or device to intentionally kill an unborn human being; (2) It be unlawful for any person to perform, procure, or attempt to perform an abortion. shall of murder of the first be an abortion shall person guilty (3) who performs or procures Any degree. at rejection or approval their for Idaho, of the State of electors qualified to submitted be Shall the of November, A.D.,2018, and each for 6th the general day regular election, to be the on held himself says: I have personally signed this petition; I am a qualified elector of State of Idaho; the my residence and legislative district are correctly written after my name. Initiative Petition 2 of 2

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