The St. Louis County Council has rejected a pro-abortion measure to spend $1.25 million in taxpayer funds to kill babies in abortions.
Councilwomen Lisa Clancy and Kelli Dunaway, both Democrats, proposed a measure to misuse COVID funds to pay for women to travel to other states to have abortions. Missouri is one of a dozen states that have an abortion ban in place to protect women and children from abortions.
But, as a local news report indicates, the vote “failed by a vote of 4-3 when one of the council’s four Democrats joined with three Republicans, who warned the measure would invite a legal challenge from Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt.”
Clancy and Dunaway proposed to use federal American Rescue Plan Act money to pay for transportation, child care and other logistical help for women seeking abortions outside Missouri as well as help address infant nutrition needs amid the nationwide formula shortage.
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