Religious Leaders Sue to Block Missouri Abortion Ban

Jim Salter of the Associated Press reports that a group of religious leaders filed a lawsuit last week “challenging Missouri’s abortion ban, saying lawmakers openly invoked their religious beliefs while drafting the measure and thereby imposed those beliefs on others who don’t share them.” The plaintiffs include 13 Christian, Jewish, and Unitarian Universalist leaders from across the state. Michelle Banker of the National Women’s Law Center, the lead attorney on the case, said, “What the lawsuit says is that when you legislate your religious beliefs into law, you impose your beliefs on everyone else and force all of us to live by your own narrow beliefs.”


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