Show-Me More Deets 'Faith-Based' On Missouri Abortion Ban Lawsuit

Amid a bevy of partisan posturing . . . There MIGHT be a bit of confusion about the motives for this legal gambit. 

Unpacking the rhetorical posturing: Faith-based activists tout their religious affiliation whilst arguing for greater access to abortion. 

Here are the basics . . .

The lawsuit, on behalf of 13 Christian, Jewish and Unitarian Universalist leaders, was filed by the Americans United for Separation of Church & State and the National Women’s Law Center.

It seeks a permanent injunction stopping the state from enforcing its abortion ban, as well as a declaration that provisions of the law violate the state's constitution.

"What the lawsuit says is that when you legislate your religious beliefs into law, you impose your beliefs on everyone else and force all of us to live by your own narrow beliefs," Michelle Banker of the National Women’s Law Center, the lead attorney in the case, said per AP.

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