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No Challenges Expected to Mo. New Abortion Law

The 72-hour waiting period takes effect Friday.

10/05/2014

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Missouri Enacts 72-Hour Abortion Waiting Period

Missouri women seeking abortions will face one of the nation’s longest waiting periods, after state lawmakers overrode the governor’s veto to enact a 72-hour delay that includes no exception for cases of rape or incest.

09/11/2014

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Missouri Poised to Vote on 72-Hour Abortion Wait

Already among the leaders in abortion restrictions, Missouri could be poised to enact one of the nation’s longest mandatory waiting periods for women wanting to terminate a pregnancy.

09/08/2014

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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

Paula Gianino

Regional Head of Planned Parenthood to Retire

Paula Gianino, who has been the head of Planned Parenthood for the St. Louis region and southwest Missouri for the last 25 years, has announced she will retire in January of 2015.

12/04/2013

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Failed Arson Attempt at Joplin Planned Parenthood Clinic

A bag tossed onto the roof of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Joplin contained incendiary material in what police are calling a failed arson attempt.

10/05/2013

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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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Arkansas GOP Going After Planned Parenthood Funding After Passing Nation’s Most Restrictive Abortion Law

Not content with enacting the most restrictive abortion law in the country, Arkansas Republicans plan to press the legislative advantage their party hasn’t enjoyed since Reconstruction by making it even more difficult for women to get abortions in the state.

03/08/2013

Protestor Mark Bowman outside Planned Parenthood

Protestors Mark 40th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–In a cold snow protestors marked the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion with a vigil on the sidewalks outside Planned Parenthood. “I am out here probably three or four times […]

01/22/2013

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