A Republican lawmaker, Mike Moon, has filed a bill that would make abortion illegal in the state with no exceptions. House Bill 2285, also known as the “Abolition of Abortion in Missouri Act”.
It changes the language in current state law that regulates abortion and eliminates current text citing the intention to adhere to related rulings issued by the U.S. Supreme Court, such as
“[I]t is the intention of the general assembly of the state of Missouri to … abolish abortion in this state,” reads the proposed change to a section that currently states, “[I]t is the intention of the general assembly of the state of Missouri to … regulate abortion to the full extent permitted by the Constitution of the United States, decisions of the United States Supreme Court and federal statutes.”
Another provision that says that “[n]o person shall perform or induce an abortion except a physician” would also be changed to simply read, “No person shall perform or induce an abortion.”
Here is the Bill.
Mike Moon is a State Representative for the 157th District of Missouri and is running for Missouri State Senate District 29.
On his website he states,