The Missouri House votes to impose further restrictions on abortions. Adam Levine has the story from Jefferson City.
The House passed an abortion bill creating new requirements for abortion seekers, doctors and abortion clinics. Under the bill abortions must be performed in a medical facility.
Also, a physician must remain with the patient unitl the patient is discharged.
Physicans will be required to have malpractice insurance of $500,000 set aside for botched abortions. Charles Troupe of St. Louis voiced his dissent against the bill.
Bill Sponsor Pat O'Conner says his goal is to protect patients against doctors without any malpractice insurance.
The bill will move to the Senate next.
From the State Capitol, I'm Adam Levine.