Nation May 24

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks

Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation.

Politics May 17

President Donald Trump speaks with the Missouri Gov. Mike Parson as he arrives in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., July 26, 2018. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters
Missouri House expected to pass abortion ban at 8 weeks

Missouri's Republican-led House is expected to pass a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy on lawmakers' final day in session Friday, joining Alabama and several other states that have moved recently to severely restrict the procedure.

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