Critics of Missouri Abortion Law Sue Over Referendum Failure
|08/23/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Abortion-rights advocates on Thursday sued Missouri’s top election official, alleging his actions and state laws denied them the right to put one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws to a public vote.
No Bans on Choice Committee and the American Civil Liberties Union sought to put the law on the 2020 ballot in hopes that voters would overturn it. The measure bans abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy, with exceptions for medical emergencies but not for rape or incest.
But they ran out of time to gather enough signatures to put the law on hold read more >>>