Today, as he did on the 2010 pro-life legislation, Governor Nixon allowed this legislation to become law. Per the Missouri Constitution, Governor Nixon's decision to neither veto nor sign HB 213 and SB 65 is a decision to allow these bills to go into effect.
Because of Governor Nixon's decision, Missouri law now protects babies in their last trimester before birth from the slaughter of abortion. This decision saves lives and protects women from the risks of a late-term abortion. Missouri Right to Life has worked hard for years to find ways to protect innocent human lives and women in crisis pregnancies.
(read full press release from MRL)