Pennsylvania law says no touching of pregnant bellies without permission

Many pregnant women complain about complete strangers approaching them and touching their bellies.

In some situations, with permission, it is OK.

However, in Pennsylvania, it is against the law to touch a pregnant woman's belly without her consent.

In Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, a man faces harassment charges after a pregnant woman said he touched her belly against her will.

Under Pennsylvania law, subjecting a person to physical contact can be considered harassment. Therefore, if it's unwanted, it's illegal.

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