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Wed May 15, 2019, 12:49 AM

Heartbeat' abortion ban to be debated in Missouri Senate

Source: Associated Press


BY SUMMER BALLENTINE ASSOCIATED PRESS
MAY 15, 2019 12:25 AM, UPDATED 21 MINUTES AGO



Missouri Gov. Mike Parson arrives for a news conference Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in his Capitol office in Jefferson City, Missouri. Parson said he wants an up-or-down vote in the Senate on legislation that authorizes up to $50 million of tax credits for General Motors, gives state officials the option of granting upfront incentives to other businesses and creates a new college scholarship for adults. Some Republican senators have blocked the chamber's work in opposition to the bill. DAVID A. LIEB AP PHOTO


JEFFERSON CITY, MO.
Missouri's Republican-led Senate is set to take up a bill to ban abortions after eight weeks, a move that comes as GOP legislatures across the U.S. are emboldened by the possibility that a more conservative Supreme Court could overturn its landmark ruling legalizing the procedure.

The Missouri bill would be one of the nation's most restrictive if enacted. It's similar to "heartbeat" bills signed into law in Mississippi, Kentucky, Ohio and Georgia that ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected. That can occur in about the sixth week of pregnancy.

Missouri is among several states where abortion opponents are working with renewed enthusiasm following President Donald Trump's appointment of more conservative high court justices.

Alabama's Senate passed a near-total ban on abortion Tuesday, sending what would be the nation's most stringent abortion law to the state's Republican governor.

Read more: https://www.islandpacket.com/news/health-care/article230415804.html

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed May 15, 2019, 02:24 AM

1. Free the embryos, heartbeat traffickers!

Do the millions of embryos -- with heartbeats -- frozen in concentration camps... uh, fertility centers -- have those rights? Hell, no.

Are they gonna free them to live, too? No?

Pro-life, my ass.

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Wed May 15, 2019, 03:36 AM

2. Gawd, they're falling all over themselves

to come up with test case to overturn Roe. This will not go easily, despite Gorsuch and Kavanaugh.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed May 15, 2019, 08:28 AM

3. octomom

They Demonized the Octomom for Having 8 babies. The same people want to end Roe VS Wade.

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