Bell of St. Louis County among elected US prosecutors vowing not to enforce abortion bans | app

CLAYTON, Mo. — St. Louis County Attorney Wesley Bell is among more than 80 elected prosecutors in Democratic-majority jurisdictions across the country who have pledged not to enforce abortion bans.

Prosecutors, largely from 13 states that have banned most abortions following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade, issued a joint statement refusing to devote resources to criminalizing “personal medical decisions.”

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