Missouri legislators pass bill banning abortion after 8 weeks of pregnancy

In Missouri, state legislators overwhelmingly passed a law Friday placing new restrictions on doctors who perform abortions. The law bans the procedure after eight weeks of pregnancy, and there are no exceptions for rape or incest. Doctors could face up to 15 years in prison for performing an abortion. Kenneth Craig reports.
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Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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Source: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: OBGYN Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
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State officials are appealing a federal judge's decision that struck down North Carolina's ban on abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy, except in a medical emergency
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