US conservatives propose bills to restrict abortions

State politicians across the US are introducing laws to restrict - and in some cases ban - abortions.

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    State politicians across the US are introducing laws to restrict - and in some cases ban - abortions.

    Many measures would almost certainly be ruled unconstitutional, but anti-abortion activists hope the appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court will help their cause.

    Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from Jefferson City, Missouri.


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