Josh Hawley is the first vocally anti-abortion Missouri attorney general in 24 years. One legislative proposal would give the attorney general the ability to enforce state abortion laws, an authority now limited to local prosecutors.
Josh Hawley is the first vocally anti-abortion Missouri attorney general in 24 years. One legislative proposal would give the attorney general the ability to enforce state abortion laws, an authority now limited to local prosecutors. File photo
Josh Hawley is the first vocally anti-abortion Missouri attorney general in 24 years. One legislative proposal would give the attorney general the ability to enforce state abortion laws, an authority now limited to local prosecutors. File photo

Missouri lawmakers moving ahead with tougher restrictions on abortion

April 26, 2017 11:13 AM