A state legislature says a Department of Health Director is “playing games with the statue.”
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.
Missouri’s only other abortion clinic is in St. Louis.
A video posted on YouTube allegedly shows a Planned Parenthood employee giving prices for a fetus’ organs.
A group of Satanic worshippers are suing Missouri’s governor and attorney general, alleging the state’s abortion restrictions are illegal.
In Illinois, more than 40,000 pregnancies were ended surgically in 2013, down about 2.5 percent compared to 2010.
Here’s a look at where some of the major issues stand before Friday’s deadline to pass bills.
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.
Legislative leaders say focus will be on economics and education
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.”