Missouri ‘Personhood’ Resolution (HJR 98)

This law was last updated on Jun 28, 2016


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Missouri

Number

HJR 98

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Feb 23, 2016

Topics

Personhood

Full Bill Text

house.mo.gov

HJR 98 is a House Joint Resolution urging the United States Congress to amend the Constitution to include “unborn offspring at every stage of their biological development” when defining the word “person.”

The resolution also calls for an amendment making it clear that the constitution does not secure or protect the right to have an abortion, and that states have the right to amend, enact, or repeal statutes regarding abortion.

STATUS

Similar to HCR 121.


People

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