SB 5820 - DIGEST

Finds that the first trimester of pregnancy is a time of very high estrogen concentrations in a woman's body, that abortion terminates pregnancy in an artificial manner, that abortion before the first live birth has been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer in over twenty published articles in reputable journals, and that no cancer expert has denied that abortion may cause breast cancer.

Expires January 1, 2011.

Requires the secretary of health to hold hearings to compile and summarize research linking abortion to breast cancer. This research shall be updated annually until 2010.

Expires January 1, 2011.

Provides that it is unlawful to perform an abortion on a woman without advising her of research linking abortion to breast cancer.

Declares that a minor cannot give informed consent to a substantial cancer risk.

Provides that it is unlawful for a person to perform an abortion unless that person has sufficient malpractice insurance to cover potential liability for reproductive cancers.