Missouri state Rep. Kevin Elmer, a Springfield-area Republican, sponsored a measure increasing the wait time for an abortion to 72 hours. The GOP-controlled General Assemble voted to override a veto of the measure late Wednesday in Jefferson City. “This bill is really an effort to balance the rights of the mother with the rights of the unborn child,” Elmer said.
Missouri state Rep. Kevin Elmer, a Springfield-area Republican, sponsored a measure increasing the wait time for an abortion to 72 hours. The GOP-controlled General Assemble voted to override a veto of the measure late Wednesday in Jefferson City. “This bill is really an effort to balance the rights of the mother with the rights of the unborn child,” Elmer said. Jeff Roberson The Associated Press
Missouri state Rep. Kevin Elmer, a Springfield-area Republican, sponsored a measure increasing the wait time for an abortion to 72 hours. The GOP-controlled General Assemble voted to override a veto of the measure late Wednesday in Jefferson City. “This bill is really an effort to balance the rights of the mother with the rights of the unborn child,” Elmer said. Jeff Roberson The Associated Press

Missouri triples waiting period for abortion as both sides of fight react

September 11, 2014 07:49 PM

UPDATED September 12, 2014 07:27 AM

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