Bill signs for Missouri regulators that prohibit abortion after 8 weeks

Bill signs for Missouri regulators that prohibit abortion after 8 weeks

Due to Gov's signature. Mike Parson, Missouri is the latest state to run such legislation in the hope that the conservative judges of the Supreme Court will reconsider Roe v. Wade, the ruling 1973 made lawful abortion in the United States.

"By signing this bill today, we are sending a strong signal to the nation that we are in your life, in Missouri, and that we protect women's health, and that we advocate for the unborn," said Parson in a statement after to sign the law. "The whole life has value and it is worth protecting it."

The law prohibits abortion after eight weeks – after a heartbeat – but before many women are aware that they are pregnant.

The legislation, known as a House Bill 126, includes exceptions to what it defines as medical emergencies – for example, where the mother's life is at risk or if she has a serious permanent injury – but not for pregnancy. result of rape or incest. It includes a provision that would prevent full abortion if Roe v. Wade has never been canceled.

The American Union of Civil Liberties of Missouri called Parson gave the signature of a "terrible blow" bill on health care in the state and promised "all options" to "inspect" to stop the law from 28 August.

"With the decision of Governor Parson HB 126 to sign, he is entering other leaders who are not in contact with Republicans who fail to defend the right to abortion even in cases of rape and incest," said Sara Baker, legislative director. and ACLU policies of Missouri in a statement.

"This legislation puts politicians in the examination room and challenges the basic independence of Missourians," she said. "It is unconstitutional, and it must be stopped."

GOP's law-makers voted for the bill that it prevents abortion after a fetus has developed to the point where it can feel pain.

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When asked about the bill last week, Parson said he believed he had met the standard “I believe it is constitutional for our state.” He hoped that he would face a court challenge, adding that he thought it was Roe should be canceled.

The Missouri HB 126 Legislature was passed last week, days after Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most restrictive abortion law in the country. Under Alabama law, doctors who had made an abortion in prison could be sentenced to life.
Restrictive bills have passed in other recent states, including Georgia and Mississippi.

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