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Todd Akin: Abortion ‘More Serious Moral Crime’ Than Slavery

Speaking on KMOX, Congressman Todd Akin said he believes abortion is a more serious moral crime than the “next worse thing,” slavery.

07/16/2014

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Missouri Governor Concerned About Abortion Bill

Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon is raising concerns about a bill that would triple the amount of time Missouri women must wait for an abortion.

05/15/2014

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Missouri Lawmakers Pass 3-Day Abortion Waiting Period

Legislation would require a woman to wait 3 days after first seeing a doctor before having an abortion.

05/14/2014

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Missouri Senate OKs 3-Day Abortion Waiting Period

Missouri senators approved legislation Tuesday that would require women to wait three days after seeing a doctor before having an abortion, instead of one day.

05/13/2014

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Missouri Senate Debates 3-Day Abortion Wait Period

Missouri’s Republican-led Senate defeated Tuesday an exemption for cases of rape or incest to the state’s mandatory waiting period between a woman’s doctor visit and a scheduled abortion.

05/07/2014

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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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