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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 4, 2019 file photo, a Planned Parenthood clinic is seen in St. Louis. Missouri's only abortion clinic will be able to keep operating after a state government administrator decided Friday, May 29, 2020, that the health department was wrong not to renew the license of Planned Parenthood's St. Louis facility. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
AP News Staff
May 29, 2020 - 2:07 pm
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's only abortion clinic will be able to keep operating after a state government administrator decided Friday that the health department was wrong not to renew the license of the Planned Parenthood facility in St. Louis. Missouri Administrative Hearing Commissioner...
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ST LOUIS, MO - JUNE 04: A women stands with her child in a stroller during a pro-life rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Center on June 4, 2019 in St Louis, Missouri. The fate of Missouri's lone abortion clinic could be decided today
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AP News Staff
February 18, 2020 - 2:24 pm
A decision on whether Missouri's only abortion clinic can keep its license will be pushed back a little further.
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AP News Staff
January 13, 2020 - 9:23 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Top Kansas Republicans want to head off any push for an abortion ban in the state even as they make overturning a Kansas Supreme Court ruling that protects abortion rights a top priority. The GOP-controlled Legislature expects to consider a proposed amendment to the Kansas...
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AP News Staff
August 27, 2019 - 12:32 pm
Kansas City, MO - A new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy won't take effect Wednesday after a federal judge temporarily blocked it from being implemented. U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs put a pause on the law as a legal challenge against it plays out in court. Planned...
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Marc LaVoie
June 24, 2019 - 6:39 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- About 200 protestors marched to the Missouri governor's mansion Saturday morning to make their voices heard about abortion. The demonstrators are angry about the Missouri Health Department's denial of a license renewal for the Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis. The...
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AP News Staff
June 21, 2019 - 10:58 am
St. Louis, MO (AP) - Missouri's health department has declined to renew the abortion license for the state's lone clinic, but a court order allows the St. Louis Planned Parenthood affiliate to perform the procedure — for now. The state notified the clinic of its decision Friday morning before a...
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AP News Staff
June 10, 2019 - 4:55 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A prominent donor to Republican causes has contributed $1 million to a political action committee aimed at overturning Missouri's restrictive new abortion law. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a filing with campaign regulators shows David Humphreys of Joplin...
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Kansas City's Morning News
June 07, 2019 - 6:42 am
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit over Missouri's new abortion law, but it is not about the constitutionality of the law itself. The lawsuit is over whether voters can overturn the law, which bans most abortions beyond eight weeks of pregnancy. The ACLU filed suit after...
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AP News Staff
May 29, 2019 - 5:16 am
The ACLU of Missouri is seeking a statewide vote on a new law that will ban most abortions starting at eight weeks of pregnancy. The ACLU said Tuesday that it has submitted a referendum petition to the secretary of state's office as a first step toward blocking and potentially repealing the law...
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Marc LaVoie
May 20, 2019 - 4:41 am
Hundreds of abortion rights proponents gathered at the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City Sunday to voice their anger with the Missouri legislature, which passed one of the nation's strongest abortion bills last week. The bill heads to the desk of Gov. Mike Parson, who has said he will sign it into...
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