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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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Annual inspections of abortion clinics, pre-empting St. Louis ordinance part of House proposal
STLtoday.com, Missouri - June 21, 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens addresses the crowd during an anti abortion rally in the Statehouse in Jefferson City on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Lawmakers were called back to special session by Gov. Greitens with the intent of modifying abortion laws in Miss

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Missouri House approves new abortion regulations
Kansas City Star, Missouri - June 20, 2017

Strict new regulations on abortion providers were approved Tuesday by the Missouri House, setting up a showdown with the state Senate over just how expansive the legislation should ultimately be.

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Women's health care aims to decrease number of abortions
STLtoday.com, Missouri - June 17, 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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Abortion measures advance in Missouri's special session
STLtoday.com, Missouri - June 14, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY ⢠A package of proposals that will alter state abortion regulations advanced out of a Senate committee on Day Two of a special session ordered by Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. Acting on the Republican governor's call, the GOP-controlled ...

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Abortion industry gains financially at taxpayer expense
STLtoday.com, Missouri - June 11, 2017

Abortion providers receive lots of taxpayer money, though restrictions keep them from using the funds for abortion services. It does free up money for use in keeping them in business. Many of us are opposed to this because of scientific evidence that life in the ...

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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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