Missouri House Passes Bill Banning Abortions After 8 Weeks

Missouri’s Republican-led House has passed a bill banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy with an exception for medical emergencies but not for rape or incest, NBC News reports. Republican Gov. Mike Parson is likely to sign the bill, following the governors of Alabama, Georgia and several other states who have also recently signed stringent abortion legislation.”Until the day that we no longer have abortions in this country, I will never waiver in the fight for life.” – Mike Parson Under the bill, which passed in the House by 110 to 44, doctors who perform an abortion after the eight-week cutoff could face five to 15 years in prison. Women who receive abortions would not be criminally…