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Sen. Justus: “Another Blow to Women’s Health in MO” | Missouri Political News Service

Sen. Justus: “Another Blow to Women’s Health in MO”

July 10th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

Oh no! Women’s access to pap smears, breast exams, and other gynecological procedures are being curtailed in Missouri??? No, just abortions. Pro choice advocates lose all credibility with us when they attempt to categorize abortion in the same “women’s health” category as pap smears and breast exams.

The Gov signed HB 1055 last week. This horrible piece of legislation has three parts: 1) alternatives to abortion; 2) abstinence only (sex mis-education); and 3) the ambulatory surgical center requirement (which will close two of the last three abortion clinics in the state).

I worked the entire session with six other senators to mitigate the havoc caused by this bill. In the end, the right to life gang put theocracy ahead of good public policy and women’s health and the majority was unwilling to compromise with us on any of the issues. Read more…


The Source: Governor Makes Abortion the Alternative



Tags: Abortion · Matt Blunt

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