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In Missouri, Another Supermajority Passes Another Heartbeat Bill

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18.05.2019

The momentum for heartbeat bills is not slowing down. After a House of Representatives vote this afternoon, Missouri is now set to be the sixth state this year to pass either a heartbeat bill or even stricter legislation in a direct frontal assault on Roe. And once again, the law passed through the legislature by a supermajority margin — 110-44 in the House and 24-10 in the Missouri Senate. The Missouri bill bans abortion after eights weeks, and as CNN reports, it “includes exceptions for what it defines as medical emergencies, such as cases when the mother’s life is at risk........

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