Abortion

Missouri Lawmakers Debate Restricting Abortion MethodsAbortion rights advocates called the bill an unconstitutional, political intrusion in the doctor-patient relationship that would make abortions less safe.
Missouri Bill Would Ban Abortions for Down SyndromeSen. David Sater told a committee Tuesday that his bill would make Missouri the second state to ban abortions based on a prenatal diagnosis of mental disability, after North Dakota.
Ethics, Voter ID Among Measures to Watch in Missouri SessionMissouri lawmakers arrived at the Capitol on Wednesday to start the 2016 session.
Top Issues to Watch in Missouri Legislative SessionThe 2016 legislative session begins Wednesday.
Judge Stops Missouri from Revoking Abortion LicenseThe judge's ruling doesn't allow the clinic to immediately resume abortions because it still needs to find a physician who meets state requirement that a doctor must have local hospital admitting privileges to perform abortions there.
Missouri Planned Parenthood Argues to Keep Abortion LicenseA Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis now is the only center offering abortions in Missouri.
Missouri Bill Would Prevent Abortion for Down SyndromeSen. David Sater led efforts in 2014 to pass a bill that imposed a 72-hour waiting period before an abortion can be performed.
Missouri Clinic to Keep Abortion License During Court BattleU.S. District Judge Nanette K. Laughrey on Wednesday said she'll block the Department of Health and Senior Services from revoking a Columbia clinic's license during a legal battle over its licensure.
Students for Planned Parenthood Frustrated by Mizzou LeaderMizzou for Planned Parenthood organizer Dina van der Zalm says a Wednesday meeting with interim Chancellor Hank Foley to talk about how the school could help the clinic was canceled.
Koster Finds No Evidence of Wrongdoing in Planned Parenthood InvestigationThe attorney general said Planned Parenthood's handling of fetal tissue is in accordance with Missouri law.
University of Missouri Cancels Planned Parenthood ContractsThe University of Missouri and Planned Parenthood have ended their 26-year relationship after state lawmakers started investigating abortions performed at the organization's clinics.
Missouri Asks Judge to Toss Satanic Group's Abortion SuitThe religious group disagrees with the state providing information and a 72-hour wait period between the first appointment the procedure.

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