Is it illegal for a man to force or intimidate a woman into getting pregnant?

Asked on September 16, 2012 under Family Law, Michigan


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country it is improper for anyone to coerce or force someone to do something he or she does not wish to do. Whether the coercion or force amounts to a criminal activity such as forcing a woman to get pregnant depends upon the facts of the situation and the applicable laws in your state.

If you do not wish to get pregnant, that is your right under the laws of this country. I suggest that you meet with legal counsel about the matter you are writing about such as a family law attorney.

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