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House Passes Bill Tripling Abortion Waiting Period

The bill would extend the amount of time between a woman’s doctor visit and her procedure to 72 hours. Missouri now has a 24-hour waiting period.

03/11/2014

Mo. House Panel Backs 72-Hour Abortion Wait Period

The bill endorsed by the House Health Care Policy Committee would align Missouri with Utah and South Dakota as the only states with 3-day waiting periods.

01/30/2014

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MO House Wants More Abortion Facility Inspections

An abortion facility in Missouri would need to be inspected at least four times annually under a newly proposed measure in the state House.

01/18/2014

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Kansas Gov Compares Anti-Abortion Protests To Abolitionist Movement

Gov. Sam Brownback says Kansas has been called to be a national leader on moral issues, comparing past anti-abortion protests in Wichita to the abolitionist movement that helped end slavery.

01/16/2014

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Mo. Lawmakers to Consider Extending Abortion Wait Period

Republican State Senator David Sater of Cassville suggests two additional days.

12/29/2013

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Battle Of Abortion-Themed License Plates Continues

Two weeks after Republicans who control the state Assembly voted to create anti-abortion license plates that say “Choose Life,” Democrats have introduced a proposal to create plates that say “Support Planned Parenthood.”

11/26/2013

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Judge Mulls Whether To Toss Abortion Stalking Case

Now a Sedgwick County judge is deciding whether to dismiss the case after hearing oral arguments Tuesday in a legal battle that pits the safety of abortion providers against the civil rights of protesters.

10/22/2013

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Federal Judge Refuses To Block Kan. Abortion Rules

A federal judge in Kansas has refused to temporarily block a new state law requiring that abortion provider websites link to a state site with information the providers dispute.

06/30/2013

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Planned Parenthood Sues Over Abortion Law Telling Docs To Call Fetus ‘Unique, Living Human Being’

Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit Thursday over a new Kansas law requiring doctors to inform women seeking abortions that they’re ending the life of a “whole, separate, unique, living human being.”

06/20/2013

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Messages Seek To Sway Nixon On Mo. Abortion Bill

Nixon has a month to either sign or veto the legislation.

06/15/2013

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