22-17-13. Unwanted abortion--Threat--Penalty.

A person is guilty of a Class B felony if, with the intent to cause a pregnant mother to undergo an abortion against her will, the person:

(1)    Threatens to commit, against the pregnant mother or any other person within the pregnant mother's presence:

(a)    Homicide, murder, or manslaughter, under chapter 22-16;

(b)    Aggravated assault, under § 22-18-1.1; or

(c)    Kidnapping, under chapter 22-19; and

(2)    The threat results in the death of the unborn human being, as defined under § 34-23A-1.

A charge brought under this section may be commenced at any time prior to the time the victim attains age twenty-five or within seven years of the commission of the crime, whichever is longer.

Source: SL 2019, ch 107, § 1; SL 2022, ch 61, § 1.