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A Missouri Lawmaker says he wants to take on Roe v. Wade

March 1, 2006
By: Amy Becker
State Capital Bureau

A Missouri lawmaker says he wants to take Roe v. Wade head on.

Amy Becker has more from the state capitol.

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Senator Jason Crowellsays he can ban abortion all together.

Crowell says it is time to protect the sanctity of life of an unborn child with a constitutional amendment.

He says Roe v. Wade was a wrong Supreme Court opinion and that the legislature should do all it can to over turn the decision.

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Contents: "The time has come for these decisions to be made in thse deliberative bodies. Not by nine men and women who wear black robes and go to work without the benefit of an open and public debate."

Crowell says you can not over turn a Supreme Court decision unless you create conflict and his bill will do just that.

From Jefferson City, I'm Amy Becker