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Sec. 11.41.280. Assault of an unborn child in the first degree.
 (a) A person commits the crime of assault of an unborn child in the first degree if
     (1) that person recklessly causes serious physical injury to an unborn child by means of a dangerous instrument;

     (2) with intent to cause serious physical injury to an unborn child or to another person, that person causes serious physical injury to an unborn child;

     (3) that person knowingly engages in conduct that results in serious physical injury to an unborn child under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life; for purposes of this paragraph, a pregnant woman’s decision to remain in a relationship in which domestic violence, as defined in AS 18.66.990, has occurred does not constitute conduct manifesting an extreme indifference to the value of human life; or

     (4) that person recklessly causes serious physical injury to an unborn child by repeated assaults using a dangerous instrument, even if each assault individually does not cause serious physical injury.

 (b) Assault of an unborn child in the first degree is a class A felony.

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