JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri has passed into law an informed-consent amendment requiring abortion clinics to tell clients that “abortion will terminate the life of a separate, unique, living human being.”
As has South Dakota since 2005, Missouri is legally recognizing that life begins at the moment of conception.
The information must be provided in person to a woman seeking an abortion — and 24 hours prior to the procedure.
It’s one more step in an incremental approach by state pro-life groups that has been chipping away since the 1980s at the blanket approval given abortion by Roe v. Wade.
Missouri abortion providers are already calling Senate Bill 793, which became law in...READ MORE