2010 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 6 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, Or Welfare
Chapter 61 - Abortion
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 5-61-101 - Abortion only by licensed medical practitioner.

5-61-101. Abortion only by licensed medical practitioner.

(a) It is unlawful for any person to induce another person to have an abortion or to willfully terminate the pregnancy of a woman known to be pregnant with the intent to cause fetal death unless the person is licensed to practice medicine in the State of Arkansas.

(b) Violation of subsection (a) of this section is a Class D felony.

(c) Nothing in this section shall be construed to allow the charging or conviction of a woman with any criminal offense in the death of her own unborn child in utero.

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