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Missouri Resolution Urging St. Louis to Defeat Board Bill 203 (SCR 10)

This law was last updated on Jul 6, 2017


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Missouri

Number

SCR 10

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 19, 2017

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1

Topics

Conscience and Refusal Clauses, Religious Freedom

Full Bill Text

www.senate.mo.gov

SCR 10 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.

SCR 10 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 HCR 21.


People

Primary Sponsor