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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Missouri has joined the list of states that have acted in 2019 to protect unborn children early in their development, and Louisiana is poised to do the same.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Southern Baptist, signed into law May 24 a bill that prohibits abortion after eight weeks of gestation. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards -- rejecting the abortion-rights allegiance of his Democratic Party -- announced May 29 he would sign legislation to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can be as early as six to eight weeks. Read More