8 a.m. news – Abortion rights in the United States: in Missouri, elected officials are divided

In the United States, Missouri is the first state to have banned the right to abortion yesterday, June 24, just after the landmark Supreme Court decision that revoked the text which had guaranteed the right to abortion for 50 years.

The country is now divided but the fight is not over, headlines an American newspaper. Missouri has banned abortion, without exceptions in case of rape or incest. But the city of Saint-Louis, held by a Democrat and located in Missouri, wants unlock a million dollars for help women who would like to have an abortion in another state.

In response, elected Conservatives prepare a law to prosecute these women. Dozens if not hundreds of battles will take place in the courts. The Supreme Court will against public opinion majority in favor of maintaining the right to abortion.

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