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Court blocks Missouri's eight-week abortion ban

A federal appeals court on Wednesday blocked a 2019 Missouri pro-life law from going into effect. Read more

Missouri cannot block Medicaid funding from Planned Parenthood, high court says

The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a provision that intended to cut Planned Parenthood off from Medicaid funding... Read more

Missouri's last abortion clinic receives license

The Missouri health department issued a license to the state's only abortion clinic Thursday. Its license had been revoked a... Read more

Missouri's last abortion clinic.

Last Missouri abortion clinic will stay open, despite state’s safety concerns

The Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis had been battling the state of Missouri in court for over a year... Read more

The US capitol building.

US House oversight committee hears testimony on abortion regulation

Members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee heard testimony Thursday on abortion from a new mother, as well as... Read more

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

Congressional committee examines state pro-life measures

A House of Representatives committee will hold a hearing on Thursday to investigate restrictions on abortion clinics passed in pro-life... Read more

Planned Parenthood in St. Louis, Missouri.

Missouri abortion clinic hearing wraps up; decision expected in February

Regulators in Missouri are in the process of determining whether the state’s last remaining abortion clinic can keep its license... Read more

Planned Parenthood in St. Louis, Missouri.

Missouri's last abortion clinic could be closed after state hearing

A hearing began on Monday in Missouri to determine the fate of the state’s last remaining abortion clinic.  Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

Judge temporarily blocks Missouri's eight-week abortion ban

A federal judge has blocked a Missouri law banning abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy from taking effect while a... Read more

A 'wealth' of resources available to St Louis women with unexpected pregnancies

With a law banning abortions after roughly eight weeks of pregnancy and one remaining abortion clinic whose licensure is being... Read more

Planned Parenthood in St. Louis, Missouri.

In final decision, Missouri health department denies license to Planned Parenthood

Missouri’s health department on Friday rejected a license renewal request from a Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis, the last... Read more

A rally at the last Planned Parenthood in Missouri.

Botched abortions at Missouri's last abortion clinic raise questions

In a legal battle over the closure of Missouri’s last functioning Planned Parenthood, state health department officials cited four botched... Read more

St Louis University: employee who signed abortion rights letter apologized, retracted support

A group of 180 business leaders this week signed an open letter, published June 10 as a full-page advertisement in... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

Judge issues injunction to keep MO abortion clinic open another two weeks

Judge Michael F. Stelzer of Missouri Circuit Court in St. Louis granted the city’s Planned Parenthood clinic a preliminary injunction... Read more

Archbishop Robert Carlson.

'A giant step forward': Archbishop applauds Missouri abortion ban

Banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy is a “giant step forward for the pro-life movement,” Archbishop Robert J. Carlson... Read more

Missouri State Capitol building in Jefferson City Missouri.

‘Appeal-proof’ abortion ban advances in Missouri

Legislators responsible for the measure have said that, unlike recent measures in other states, the bill is specifically designed to... Read more

Missouri discrimination cases could have far-reaching implications

The Missouri state Supreme Court issued two discrimination rulings last week related to sexual orientation and gender identity, both of... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

Missouri lawmakers closer to passing expansive pro-life bill

The Missouri House of Representatives voted 117-39 Wednesday to send the Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act to the Senate.  Read more

Satanic Temple loses abortion religious freedom case in Missouri

The Missouri Supreme Court has rejected a legal challenge against an informed consent abortion law from a self-described Satanic Temple... Read more

After welcoming pro-lifers, Missouri Democrats quickly backtrack

Missouri Democratic leaders have voted to remove language acknowledging different views of abortion from their party platform, drawing criticism from... Read more