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Planned Parenthood providing abortions again in mid-Missouri
STLtoday.com, Missouri - October 11, 2017

The new license comes after Planned Parenthood won a court ruling in April that some new state requirements for abortion clinics violated infringed on women's abortion rights. The Department of Health and Senior Services was ordered to process abortion ...

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Planned Parenthood and ACLU challenge Missouri abortion waiting period
Kansas City Star, Missouri - October 10, 2017

Missouri branches of Planned Parenthood and the ACLU filed suit in state court Tuesday challenging one of the abortion restrictions Missouri lawmakers passed during a special session in July.File photo by Tammy Ljungblad

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Editorial: Helping women prevent unintended pregnancies will decrease abortion rate
STLtoday.com, Missouri - October 8, 2017

While they do that, abortion opponents should turn their attention to helping women prevent unintended pregnancies instead of continuing to fight against reproductive rights enshrined in federal law and upheld repeatedly by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Satanist wins transfer of her abortion rights case to the Missouri Supreme Court
Kansas City Star, Missouri - October 8, 2017

The woman, identified as Mary Doe in court documents, argued that her religion does not adhere to the idea that life begins at conception, and, because of that, the prerequisites for an abortion in Missouri are unconstitutionally violating her freedom of religion ...

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St. Louis-area members of Congress had votes on abortion budgets, FCC confirmations during week of Oct. 2-6
STLtoday.com, Missouri - October 7, 2017

Stricter Abortion Ban ⢠The House on Oct. 3 voted, 237-189, to outlaw abortions after 20 weeks of fertilization on the belief that the fetus can feel pain by then. This repudiates Roe v. Wade's ruling that abortion is legal up to viability that occurs

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Planned Parenthood Can Move Forward With Abortion Access Expansion
Riverfront Times (blog), Missouri - October 3, 2017

Last month, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley managed to halt the  expansion of abortion access in the state by appealing to the U.S. Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit. Yesterday, however, the same court issued another one-sentence ruling on the matter — ...

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Federal Judge Halts Missouri's Abortion Expansion, Leaving Three Clinics in Limbo
Riverfront Times (blog), Missouri - September 21, 2017

For the first time in years, the Planned Parenthood location in the Central West End is no longer the sole abortion-providing clinic in Missouri. But though a Kansas City clinic is now offering abortion services (medical only), a federal appeals court has effectively ...

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Satanists emerge as advocate as Planned Parenthood restores Missouri abortion services
Kansas City Star, Missouri - September 13, 2017

Satanists. Abortion. Planned Parenthood. Where in the world would those three things have anything to do with one another?In Missouri, apparently, where Planned Parenthood appears to have an unexpected advocate in its quest to fight what it considers to be restrictive ...

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KC abortion clinic: Planned Parenthood to resume services in ...
Kansas City Star, Missouri - September 10, 2017

Abortion services are expected to return soon to midtown Kansas City.

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Struggling Missouri Democratic Party can't afford to impose an abortion litmus test
Kansas City Star (blog), Missouri - August 24, 2017

The issue: abortion. Last week, Stacey Newman, a state representative from St. Louis and the director of the womenâs rights group ProgressWomen, fired a warning shot across the bow of the Missouri Democratic Party, declaring that it was unacceptable for party ...

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Abortion Bill
The Missourian, Missouri - July 29, 2017

The bill provides that adoption clinics would be exempted from any city code barring discrimination against women on the basis of whether they take birth control or have an abortion. Also the bill states there be a 72-hour waiting period for an abortion, annual ...

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Editorial: Gov. Eric Greitens sets up expensive legal showdown over new abortion law
STLtoday.com, Missouri - July 29, 2017

Eric Greitens approved a law last week tightening abortion regulations. An expensive legal showdown is almost certain to follow, all so the governor can burnish his political credentials at taxpayersâ expense. The Supreme Court has struck down similar laws in ...

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Royals' Advertising Relationship With Anti-Abortion Group Raises ...
KCUR, Missouri - July 7, 2017

An online petition protesting the Kansas City Royals’ relationship with an anti-abortion group has drawn thousands of signatures and raised questions abou

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Action on abortion laws likely stalled until mid-July
STLtoday.com, Missouri - June 26, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY ⢠It could be mid-July before the fate of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' mid-summer bid to toughen state abortion laws is known. With senators back home in their districts, legislative leaders are surveying members to determine when they

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Greitens backs ramped-up Missouri abortion bill
KSDK, Missouri - June 23, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. (AP) - Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens says he prefers a ramped-up House version of a bill to tighten state abortion lawsGreitens told reporters Thursday in Jefferson City that he supports the latest House iteration, which has more stringent ...

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