Current Legislation

Missouri Number: SJR 48

Personhood, Human Life Begins at Fertilization; This constitutional amendment, if adopted by the voters, recognizes that unborn children shall have equal protection of the laws of this state and that a living human child, from the moment of conception, is entitled to the same rights, powers, privileges, justice, and protections as are secured or granted by the laws of this state to any other human person.
Does RESOLVE Support or Oppose?

RESOLVE opposes this bill.

Current Status:

Resolution for constitutional amendment was introduced in Senate on 1/18/22 and referred to the Seniors, Families, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee; hearing scheduled for 4/6/22. . On 4/6/22, the Seniors, Families, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee conducted a hearing regarding the bill. The legislative session ended on 5/30/22 and the bill did not advance.

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