Missouri abortion ‘trigger law’ now in place with Supreme Court ruling


With Friday’s landmark ruling, Missouri’s “trigger law” effectively banning abortion is now in effect. Missouri was one of more than a dozen states with so-called trigger laws that will now ban abortion after the Supreme Court overturned the precedent set in Roe v. Wade. The Missouri trigger law was added to another bill as an amendment. This other bill prohibits abortion at eight weeks. With the Supreme Court’s decision Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, this eight-week ban becomes null and void — all abortions in the state of Missouri are now illegal, regardless of stage of pregnancy. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt tweeted Friday morning that with an AG notice signed shortly after the Supreme Court’s decision was released, Missouri becomes the first state in the nation to effectively end abortion. Missouri Governor Mike Parson also signed the “Unborn Child’s Right to Life Act”. “Nothing in the text, history, or tradition of the United States Constitution authorizes unelected federal judges to regulate abortion. We are pleased that the United States Supreme Court has corrected this error and rendered power to the people and the states to make those decisions,” Governor Parson said in a statement. This law specifically prohibits doctors from performing abortions, except in medical emergencies. It also makes anyone who performs an abortion outside of a medical emergency, or that indexes a non-medical emergency abortion, and subjects a doctor’s license to suspension.” They have reduced the right to abortion, but they have not been able to ban it outright, which is a game-changer for this trigger law,” Yvette Lindgren, a law professor at UMKC, said in an interview earlier this year. Lindgren said that this ban could equal how to affect women who seek health care other than abortion. “Some very effective forms of contraception could become criminalized,” Lindgren said. Some birth control methods, especially the morning after pill and IUDs, help fertilize an egg but prevent the egg from implanting in the uterus. These could also be restricted if the Supreme Court overturns its 1970s ruling. “If life begins at the time of fertilization, then that means birth control that prevents implantation and forces the body to eliminate fertilized eggs before they were implanted, it would be considered an abortifacient,” Lindgren said. In vitro fertilization practices would also be impacted. Under Missouri law, Lindgren says fertility doctors could not implant more than one embryo. It would make an already long and expensive process longer and more expensive. come for a lot of other types of health care or use contraception are going to be caught in this ban,” Lindgren said.

With Friday’s landmark ruling, Missouri’s “trigger law” effectively banning abortion is now in effect.

Missouri was one of more than a dozen states with so-called trigger laws that will now ban abortion after the Supreme Court overturned the precedent set in Roe v. Wade.

The Missouri trigger law was added to another bill as an amendment. This other bill prohibits abortion at eight weeks. With the Supreme Court’s decision Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, this eight-week ban becomes null and void — all abortions in the state of Missouri are now illegal, regardless of stage of pregnancy.

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt tweeted friday morning that with an AG notice signed shortly after the release of the Supreme Court decision, Missouri becomes the first state in the nation to effectively end abortion.

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Missouri Governor Mike Parson also signed the “Unborn Child’s Right to Life Act”.

“Nothing in the text, history, or tradition of the United States Constitution authorized unelected federal judges to regulate abortion. We are pleased that the United States Supreme Court has corrected this error and rendered power to the people and the states to make those decisions,” Governor Parson said in a statement.

This law specifically prohibits doctors from performing abortions except in medical emergencies. It also makes anyone who performs an abortion outside of a medical emergency, or indexes a non-medical emergency abortion, criminally liable, and subjects a doctor’s license to suspension.

“They’ve reduced the right to abortion, but they haven’t been able to ban it outright, which is a game-changer for this trigger law,” said Yvette Lindgren, a law professor at ‘UMKC, in an interview earlier this year.

Lindgren said the ban could also affect women seeking health care other than abortion.

“Some very effective forms of contraception could be criminalized,” Lindgren said.

Some birth control methods, especially the morning after pill and IUDs, help fertilize an egg but prevent the egg from implanting in the uterus. These could also be curtailed if the Supreme Court overturns its 1970s ruling.

“If life begins at the time of fertilization, then that means birth control that prevents implantation and forces the body to eliminate fertilized eggs before they are implanted, that would be considered an abortifacient,” said Lindgren.

In vitro fertilization practices would also be impacted. Under Missouri law, Lindgren says fertility doctors could not implant more than one embryo.

It would make an already long and expensive process longer and more expensive.

“People who come in for many other types of health care or who use contraception are going to be trapped by this ban,” Lindgren said.




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