Alex Rozier (ROW-zeer) has more from the Capitol.
A resolution in the Missouri House would formally oppose the Federal Freedom of Choice Act which hasn't even been introduced in the U.S. Congress.
House Minority Leader Democrat Paul LeVota says the legislature should be focused on more pressing issues.
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|Description: The point is this. There's no resolution in the Congress about this. It doesn't exist, and so we're wasting time, again in this body, with 220,000 people who are out of work, we have health care of a 122,000 kids who don't have health care, and we're wasting time.|
Supporters of the resolution say the Freedom of Choice Act is a direct attempt of the Federal Government to expand its authority and power.
From the Capitol, I'm Alex Rozier.
Intro: An Anti-Abortion Resolution sparked intense debate on the house floor. Alex Rozier has more from the Capitol.
Supporters of a Missouri House resolution look to put a stop to the Federal Freedom of Choice Act.
Webb City Republican Representative Bryan Stevenson says the act deals with issues more serious than just abortion.
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|Description: While many people know my position on abortion, I rise not today to talk about the abortion issues. What we are dealing with today is the greatest power grab by the federal government since the war of Northern Aggression.|