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Missouri Resolution Urging St. Louis to Defeat Board Bill 203 (HCR 21)

This law was last updated on Jul 6, 2017


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Missouri

Number

HCR 21

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 26, 2017

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1

Topics

Conscience and Refusal Clauses, Religious Freedom

Full Bill Text

www.house.mo.gov

HCR 21 urges the City of St. Louis Board of Aldermen to defeat Board Bill 203 and “protect” the religious liberty and right of conscience of Missouri citizens.

As introduced, Board Bill 203 adds pregnancy status and reproductive health decisions as protected classes to certain antidiscrimination ordinances for the city of St. Louis.

Board Bill 203 was amended to include an exception for religious organizations.

HCR 21 states the bill would be a violation of Missouri law regarding abortion, including but limited to, the right of conscience of health-care providers and institutions, employers, and taxpayers who oppose abortion and its funding.

Related Legislation

Companion bill to SCR 10.


People

Primary Sponsor