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Campaign to overturn Missouri abortion ban launched as amendment backers seek signatures

Posted on AllSides January 18th, 2024
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Missouri abortion rights supporters on Thursday formally launched a campaign to overturn the state’s near-total ban on the procedure, following an intense legal effort by Republicans to render the proposal politically toxic. Missourians for Constitutional Freedom announced it is backing a measure that would enshrine the right to an abortion in the state constitution but also give lawmakers leeway to regulate the procedure after fetal viability as defined by the amendment. “Missouri’s cruel and restrictive ban on abortion is tying the hands of doctors and preventing necessary care,” Iman Alsaden,...

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