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‘God is perfect.’ Missouri Republicans unwilling to amend near-total abortion ban

Posted on AllSides February 9th, 2024
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When Missouri Senate Republicans brought a bill this week to ban Planned Parenthood from receiving Medicaid dollars, Democratic Sen. Tracy McCreery offered amendments aimed at loosening the state’s near-total ban on abortion. The amendments would have allowed abortions in cases of rape and incest. Missouri law makes no exception for those situations. McCreery, from the St. Louis area, said the state went too far in banning abortion in nearly all instances. “God is perfect,” Crawford said on the Senate floor. “God does not make mistakes and for some reason he...

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