Missouri Abortion Crackdown Mobilizes MSM & Activists

The legal debate over women's bodies and the rights of the unborn continues to heat up amid pending legislation, election season and Internets spin.

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We take a look at recent links and Missouri law that has garnered widespread protest . . .

Missouri considers Texas-style law to stop out-of-state abortions

Missouri's state legislature is considering a proposal that would empower private citizens to sue anyone who helps a Missouri woman obtain an abortion, even if the abortion takes place in another state, Politico reported Saturday.

Travel for abortion is surging. Some states want to stop it.

Republican state Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman, who is pushing the Missouri policy as an amendment to multiple health bills, said it specifically targets a Planned Parenthood clinic in Illinois just across the river from St. Louis that opened in 2019 with the explicit goal of serving Missouri patients.

Missouri lawmakers propose banning getting abortions in other states

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - First-of-its-kind Missouri legislation shows that anti-abortion lawmakers in Republican-led states aren't likely to stop at banning most abortions within their borders but also could try to make it harder to go out of state to end pregnancies.

Missouri's proposed anti-abortion law bears an eerie resemblance to the Fugitive Slave Act

Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter. A Missouri lawmaker wants her state to follow in Texas' footsteps and outlaw almost all abortions through the use of a citizen-enforced ban. But Republican Rep.

Missouri Lawmaker Behind Confusing Abortion Bill Says He'll Clarify Ban on Ending Ectopic Pregnancies

A bill under consideration in Missouri would make "trafficking abortion-inducing devices or drugs" a crime.

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