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Senate Study Bill 1170 breezed through the Senate Judiciary committee on Wednesday. The bill makes the nonconsenual termination of a pregnancy a class A felony.

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“This bill relates to the penalties for nonconsensual termination of pregnancy,” said Republican Sen. Jake Chapman. “This is a good bill that recognizes that nonconsensual termination is murder and should be treated as such.”

The bill passed without any opposition.

Read about the bill’s journey through subcommittee here.

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