Abortion

Associated Press
August 27, 2019 - 12:23 pm
Similar laws have been struck down in North Dakota and Iowa.
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August 27, 2019 - 9:42 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge said he will issue a ruling Tuesday that will determine whether Missouri's new abortion law banning abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy will take effect as scheduled this week. During a court hearing on Monday, Planned Parenthood and the American...
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August 19, 2019 - 4:57 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Illinois will not use federal family planning funds as long as Republican President Donald Trump’s administration prohibits women’s health clinics from referring patients for abortions. The Democrat called Trump’s requirement a “gag rule” Monday on a...
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August 09, 2019 - 12:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving ahead despite objections, the Trump administration on Friday set a timetable for federally funded family clinics to comply with a new rule that bars them from referring women for abortions. The action is part of a series of efforts to remake government policy on...
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July 31, 2019 - 11:27 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday seeking to stop a Missouri law that bans abortions beyond the eighth week of pregnancy from taking effect Aug. 28. Lawyers for the ACLU and Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services of...
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July 25, 2019 - 3:57 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is trying to increase pressure on Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft to process petitions that would allow the organization to begin collecting signatures to put a law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy to a public vote...
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Planned Parenthood St. Louis
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July 22, 2019 - 12:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is giving taxpayer-funded family planning clinics more time to comply with its new rule that says they no longer can refer women for abortions. But the clinics reacted warily to the administration’s enforcement pause, and the widening rift could eventually...
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Planned Parenthood St. Louis
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July 15, 2019 - 6:13 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women to abortion providers immediately, the Trump administration said Monday, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced...
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July 08, 2019 - 12:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An appellate court panel ruled Monday that the American Civil Liberties Union can soon begin collecting signatures that would put a new Missouri law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy to a public vote. A three-judge panel of the state’s Court of Appeals found that...
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