dreamstime_xs_23673405A bill was introduced in the Iowa House this week that would define abortion as murder. According to the Ames Tribune, February 7:

Those charged with murder, under the bill, would include a mother who takes abortion-inducing drugs or a doctor who performs an abortion. It also grants no exceptions for rape, incest or to protect the life of the mother.

When the day comes that abortion is again illegal in the United States, should mothers who seek clandestine abortions be charged with murder along with their abortionists?

It should be noted that before abortion was legalized throughout the U.S. in 1973, aborting mothers were not prosecuted. According to Clarke Forsythe at Americans United for Life: