abortion ban

Planned Parenthood St. Louis
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August 16, 2019 - 12:22 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Turns out, there won't be a public vote over upcoming Missouri abortion restrictions. The American Civil Liberties Union believes it's impossible to collect the roughly 100,000 voter signatures needed in two weeks. That's when most of the new law takes effect. The law bans...
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ST LOUIS, MO - MAY 30: Jessica Piper, Veronica Hupp, and Ashlee Hendrix stand in front of Luther Ely Smith Park before a rally to protest the closure of the last abortion clinic in Missouri on May 30, 2019 in St Louis, Missouri. In the wake of Missouri recent controversial abortion legislation, the states' last abortion clinic is being forced to close by the end of the week. Planned Parenthood is expected to go to court to try and stop the closing. (Photo by Jacob Moscovitch/Getty Images)
Michael Calhoun
July 09, 2019 - 2:54 am
KANSAS CITY (KMOX) — A challenge to Missouri's new eight-week abortion ban is being allowed to go forward. The effort was stopped by Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, who rejected two petitions which would've put in the ban on the ballot. Related: Missouri ACLU to begin collecting...
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(Michael Calhoun, KMOX)
June 10, 2019 - 11:45 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A prominent donor to Republican causes has contributed $1 million to a newly formed political action committee aimed at overturning Missouri’s restrictive new abortion law. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a filing with state campaign regulators shows David...
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May 17, 2019 - 1:45 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican-led House is expected to pass a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy on lawmakers' final day in session Friday, joining Alabama and several other states that have moved recently to severely restrict the procedure.. If enacted,...
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