Missouri House Backs Ban on Most Abortions After 20 Weeks

From Associated Press – JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri House has endorsed a bill that would ban most abortions after a fetus is 20 weeks old. The legislation given initial approval Monday includes an exception only when a woman’s life is endangered or she is at “serious risk of substantial and irreversible physical impairment of a major bodily function.” Supporters of the bill said their goal was to prohibit most abortions after an age at which they believe fetus…

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