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Veto Upheld

September 10, 1997
By: Allison Girvin
State Capital Bureau

Missouri's governor is going to add the legislature's special session a ban on partial-birth abortions. Allison Girvin has the story from Jefferson City:

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Announcement from the governor's office came just minutes after the Senate sustained Mel Carnahan's veto of the partial-birth abortion bill passed earlier this spring.

It was Cape Girardeau Senator Peter Kinder who made an impassioned plea to the Senate -- in his unsuccessful effort to override the governor's veto:

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But Kinder's motion to override was defeated -- by just a one-vote margin.

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