Missouri acted fast this morning, becoming the first to outlaw abortion in their state following the Supreme Court decision ending Roe v Wade.
Attorney General Eric Schmitt has just triggered the anti-abortion law:
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has issued an opinion triggering Missouri's anti-abortion law.
Abortion is now illegal in Missouri.
— Daniel Desrochers (@drdesrochers) June 24, 2022
Here’s the announcement by the AG of the momentous occasion:
🚨 BREAKING 🚨 Following the SCOTUS ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, Missouri has just become the first in the country to effectively end abortion with our AG opinion signed moments ago. This is a monumental day for the sanctity of life. pic.twitter.com/Jphy72R4rq
— Attorney General Eric Schmitt (@AGEricSchmitt) June 24, 2022
And here are the other states with trigger laws that we can expect to go into effect soon:
13 states have trigger laws that go into effect now — or will go into effect very quickly — that will ban abortion:
Arkansas, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) June 24, 2022