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Missouri Articles Archive


Iowa Medicaid reimbursements will no longer go to abortion providers
National Catholic Reporter, Missouri - May 22, 2017

"We oppose sending public money to abortion providers. Catholics have always made the needs of the vulnerable a priority through services such as Catholic Charities, hospitals, and advocacy for public policy that protects the marginalized," said Tom Chap

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Missouri lawmakers moving ahead with tougher restrictions on abortion
Kansas City Star, Missouri - April 26, 2017

A decision by a federal judge to rescind some laws restricting abortions in Missouri had Planned Parenthood advocates celebrating last week â but Republicans arenât going down without a fight.A handful of bills making their way through the legislature aim to ...

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Setting Missouri Republicans straight on MLK and abortion
St. Louis American, Missouri - April 21, 2017

Missouri Republicans are no strangers to inaccurate and offensive language, especially when it comes to abortion. Just like former U.S. Rep. Todd Akinâs now infamous line, âIf itâs a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down ...

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Federal judge blocks Missouri abortion restrictions
STLtoday.com, Missouri - April 19, 2017

Andrew Ward, left, and Bill Pauls discuss their positions on abortion Tuesday, July 28, 2015 during a rally across the street from the Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri in Columbia, Mo. About forty pro-abortion rights supporters and seventy anti

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Editorial: Missouri's burdensome abortion regulations deserve to be reversed in court
STLtoday.com, Missouri - April 16, 2017

Andrew Ward, left, and Bill Pauls discuss their positions on abortion Tuesday, July 28, 2015 during a rally across the street from the Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri in Columbia, Mo. About forty pro-abortion rights supporters and seventy anti

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Judge's decision could clear way for Planned Parenthood to offer abortions in Joplin
Joplin Globe, Missouri - April 7, 2017

Planned Parenthood is one step closer to offering abortions as pledged in Joplin and Springfield after a federal judge this week said he would grant a preliminary injunction in its favor in a lawsuit challenging state law regulating abortion clini

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Federal judge to block Missouri abortion restrictions
STLtoday.com, Missouri - April 5, 2017

Andrew Ward, left, and Bill Pauls discuss their positions on abortion Tuesday, July 28, 2015 during a rally across the street from the Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri in Columbia, Mo. About forty pro-abortion rights supporters and seventy anti

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Legislative roundup: REAL ID, abortion, budget and more
Springfield News-Leader, Missouri - April 2, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY â It was a busy week in the Missouri House, where lawmakers debated topics such as REAL ID compliance, prescription drug monitoring and abortion. It was quieter in the Senate, though, where lawmakers eased back into the session ...

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Bill overturning St. Louis abortion ordinance advances
FOX2now.com, Missouri - March 28, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) â The Missouri House has given initial approval to a bill that would overturn a St. Louis ordinance that seeks to protect women who have abortions from workplace discrimination. The bill moved forward Tuesday with a 116-34 vote ...

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Missouri Legislature continues push for abortion restrictions, including 20-week abortion ban
STLtoday.com, Missouri - March 27, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY ⢠Missouri lawmakers will continue to prioritize abortion restrictions in the second half of the legislative session, with House and Senate leaders throwing support behind several proposals, including a ban on all abortions in the second ...

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Abortion restrictions, including 20-week abortion ban, getting push ...
STLtoday.com, Missouri - March 27, 2017

If approved, Missouri would become the 17th state in the nation to do so, joining others such as Kansas and Indiana.

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On abortion today
National Catholic Reporter (blog), Missouri - March 14, 2017

We know the number of abortions decreased in Massachusetts with the advent of Romneycare, the health care insurance law the Affordable Care Act was modeled on. Data indicates that the availability of contraceptives plus the availability of medical coun

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Christian anti-abortion group is providing sex ed at area public schools; parents and students wonder if that's a ...
STLtoday.com, Missouri - March 4, 2017

Parents and students are raising questions about a controversial Christian, anti-abortion organization providing sex education to more than 20,000 teens and to as many as 75 public schools across the St. Louis area.Their concerns prompted one school distr

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Abortion exhibit — that's what Missouri Capitol museum needs, lawmaker says
Kansas City Star, Missouri - February 25, 2017

On a walk through the first-floor Missouri State Museum in the Capitol building, visitors see tributes to Missouri industry, veterans, Native Americans and slavery. If Rep. Mike Moon has his way, right next to those exhibits will be one on the history of abortion. ...

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Greitens: St. Louis should not be an 'Abortion Sanctuary City'
STLtoday.com, Missouri - February 20, 2017

The change has been met with opposition from nonprofit "alternative to abortion agencies," sometimes called "pregnancy resource centers," which counsel women against having abortions. Greitens allocated $6 million in funding for such clinics in his 2018 budget ...

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