Religious leaders sue to block Missouri's abortion ban

Clergy who filed suit seeking to overturn Missouri’s abortion law and other opponents of the law hold a March through downtown St. Louis on Thursday. The suit says Missouri legislators invoked their religious beliefs while drafting the law in violation of the Missouri Constitution. (AP Photo/Jim Salter)

ST. LOUIS — A group of religious leaders who support abortion rights filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging Missouri's abortion ban, saying lawmakers openly invoked their religious beliefs while drafting the measure and thereby imposed those beliefs on others who don't share them.

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