Missouri Senate Passes Second Toughest Anti-Abortion Bill in Nation

Earlier this week, the Alabama legislature passed the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill in the nation.

With Gov. Kay Ivey’s signature, the now law makes it a crime for any doctor to perform an abortion.

Doctors convicted of performing an abortion would result in many years in prison.

Following on the heels of Alabama, Missouri senators passed a bill that bans all abortions from 8-weeks of pregnancy.

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The only exception is in the case of preserving the health of the mother.

Both anti-abortion bills are designed to be challenged and end up before the Supreme Court where they will help challenge Roe v. Wade.

NPR – Missouri Senate Passes Bill That Would Ban Abortions After 8 Weeks – Missouri’s Senate has passed a bill that would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy or later, except in cases of medical emergency. There are no exceptions for rape or incest.

It’s the latest in a series of sweeping abortion restrictions passed by Republican-controlled state Legislatures aimed at pushing abortion challenges to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The measure, which saw a series of changes before passage, will now return to the state House. If approved there, it would head to the desk of Republican Gov. Mike Parson.

“Thanks to the leaders in the House and Senate, we have the opportunity to be one of the strongest pro-life states in the country,” Parson said on Wednesday

It would not surprise me to see more Republican controlled states to follow suit and pass their own strict anti-abortion bills.

It would be great to see the Supreme Court flooded with dozens of anti-abortion bills to handle.

That should send a clear indication that the pro-abortion sector of America is on the decline and that our nation will finally honor the Constitution and protect the lives who cannot protect themselves.

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