Blunt task force examines the effects of abortion

Sunday, October 28, 2007 | 6:33 p.m. CDT; updated 4:28 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Matt Blunt, an abortion-rights opponent, has launched a task force on a scientific quest to determine how abortions affect women — a question so complex that it confounded the U.S. surgeon general.