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Missouri Abortion Licensing Law Splits GOP, Health Officials

A state legislature says a Department of Health Director is “playing games with the statue.”

08/26/2015

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Missouri Lawmaker Pushes Health Director on Abortion Center

A Missouri Republican lawmaker who is running for attorney general in 2016 is threatening to hold the state’s health department director in contempt if she doesn’t reveal which hospital grants admitting privileges to a Columbia Planned Parenthood.

08/13/2015

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Columbia Clinic to Resume Providing Abortions in August

Missouri’s only other abortion clinic is in St. Louis.

07/20/2015

LONDON - APRIL 12:  A woman examines an exhibit of a 20 week old foetal bone development during the Bodies.....The Exhibition on April 12, 2006 in London, England. The exhibition gives the public the unique opportunity to see the inner workings of the human body through authentic, preserved human body specimens. The specimens are preserved through a revolutionary technique callede polymer preservation.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Video Allegedly Shows Planned Parenthood Doctors Discussing Selling Aborted Fetus Organs

A video posted on YouTube allegedly shows a Planned Parenthood employee giving prices for a fetus’ organs.

07/16/2015

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Satanic Worshipers Sue over Missouri’s Abortion Law

A group of Satanic worshippers are suing Missouri’s governor and attorney general, alleging the state’s abortion restrictions are illegal.

06/24/2015

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Abortion and Teen Pregnancy Numbers Drop in Illinois

In Illinois, more than 40,000 pregnancies were ended surgically in 2013, down about 2.5 percent compared to 2010.

06/08/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses the state legislature during the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

A Look at Key Bills from Missouri’s 2015 Legislative Session

Here’s a look at where some of the major issues stand before Friday’s deadline to pass bills.

05/11/2015

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Kansas Lawmakers Pass Nation’s First Ban On Abortion Procedure

Kansas legislators Wednesday approved a proposed ban on a common second-trimester procedure described by abortion opponents as dismembering a fetus, making their state the first to adopt a national group’s model policy.

03/25/2015

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Abortion Bills Not at Top of Mo. Stack in 2015

Legislative leaders say focus will be on economics and education

12/21/2014

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Mo. Rep. Pushes Bill Requiring Father’s Signature for Abortion, Except in Cases of ‘Legitimate Rape’

A GOP lawmaker in Missouri introduced a bill that requires pregnant women to receive written consent from the father of the child before an abortion can be performed – or in exceptional cases of “legitimate rape.”

12/17/2014

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