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Missouri Senate Passes Near-Total Abortion Ban

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16.05.2019

The morning after Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law the nation’s strictest abortion ban, the Missouri Senate voted 24-10 to ban abortions after eight weeks, even in cases of rape and incest.

The bill will still need to be sent back for one last vote in the House, where, according to the Kansas City Star, it is “all but certain” to be cleared, given it was already passed there in February. Missouri Gov. Mike Parsons has already said he will sign the bill.

Once it is officially passed, Missouri will join Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, and........

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