abortion

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Michael Calhoun
June 20, 2019 - 2:38 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Planned Parenthood says it plans to defy Missouri state law and may lose its license in the process. The clinic will stop doing two pelvic exams which the state says must be done on women seeking an abortion. Related: Judge grants restraining order for Planned Parenthood abortion...
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June 18, 2019 - 2:31 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX/AP) — A St. Louis judge says Missouri's Republican-led Legislature cannot cut off funding to abortion providers and their affiliates. St. Louis Circuit Court Judge David Dowd on Friday ruled in favor of Planned Parenthood. The organization sued in February against efforts...
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(Michael Calhoun, KMOX)
June 12, 2019 - 3:15 pm
By SUMMER BALLENTINE JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s top election official on Tuesday rejected a third petition for a public vote on a new law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s action came as opponents of the law are fighting in court to force...
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate JB Pritzker on October 1, 2018, in Chicago. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
June 12, 2019 - 2:13 pm
CHICAGO (KMOX/AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a bill to expand abortion protections in Illinois, a move that comes while some Republican-led states try to restrict the procedure. The law establishes abortion as a “fundamental right” for women. Pritzker, a Democrat, signed the bill Wednesday,...
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(Michael Calhoun, KMOX)
June 10, 2019 - 7:55 pm
State must make license decision by June 21
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abortion protestors in st. louis
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson
June 06, 2019 - 11:12 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Efforts to repeal Missouri's new abortion ban with a public vote have hit a roadblock. Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft said in a press conference Thursday that the state Constitution prohibits a referendum on the bill. The state's top election official says that's...
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Planned Parenthood protestors
KMOX/Kevin Killeen
Kevin Killeen
June 05, 2019 - 12:45 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — An attorney for Planned Parenthood asks a judge to order the state of Missouri to renew the license of its Central West End abortion clinic. The license expired Friday, but Judge Michael Stelzer has kept the clinic open termporarily to hear more arguments. At a hearing today,...
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abortion protestors in st. louis
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson
May 31, 2019 - 11:28 am
ST. LOUIS (AP/KMOX) — Judge Michael Stelzer has granted a temporary restraining order to allow Missouri’s only abortion clinic to remain open. 1/2 BREAKING: Judge Stelzer IT IS ORDERED AND DECREED THAT PETITIONER REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES OF PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF THE ST. LOUIS REGION'S MOTION...
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Abortion-rights supporters stand on both sides of a street near the Gateway Arch as they take part in a protest in favor of reproductive rights Thursday, May 30, 2019, in St. Louis. A St. Louis judge heard an hour of arguments Thursday on Planned Parenthood's request for a temporary restraining order that would prohibit the state from allowing the license for Missouri's only abortion clinic to lapse at midnight Friday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
May 30, 2019 - 4:54 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge is deciding whether to ensure Missouri's only abortion clinic can keep its license past Friday, the latest development in a decades-long push by abortion opponents to get states to enact strict rules on the procedure. Like many states, Missouri over the years enacted a...
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(Michael Calhoun, KMOX)
May 30, 2019 - 2:13 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A protest that began under the Arch continues this hour with a sit-in at the Wainwright State Office building downtown. Pro-choice advocates are carrying signs saying "Shame on you, Governor Parson" for signing the heartbeat abortion ban , which gave Missouri among the most...
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