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Missouri Legislature Overrides Governor’s Veto of Forced 72-Hour Waiting Period

Late Wednesday night the Missouri legislature voted to override a veto by Gov. Jay Nixon (D) of legislation that will force women seeking to terminate a pregnancy to wait 72 hours until they can receive abortion care.

Late Wednesday night the Missouri legislature voted to override a veto by Gov. Jay Nixon (D) of legislation that will force women seeking to terminate a pregnancy to wait 72 hours until they can receive abortion care.

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Missouri’s War on Its Last Abortion Clinic

There's only one remaining abortion clinic in Missouri—a Planned Parenthood facility in St. Louis—and anti-choice lawmakers are hell-bent on closing it, introducing nearly 40 anti-choice bills over the past two years.

There’s only one remaining abortion clinic in Missouri—a Planned Parenthood facility in St. Louis—and anti-choice lawmakers are hell-bent on closing it, introducing nearly 40 anti-choice bills over the past two years.

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Is Missouri’s Governor Planning to Let Employers Deny Women Reproductive Health Coverage?

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

Missouri’s Democratic governor has until the 14th to veto the state’s version of the Blunt Amendment, and so far he’s been entirely too quiet.

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Missouri Version of “Blunt Amendment” Awaits Governor’s Signature

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

The senate may not have been able to pass a bill allowing employers to decide what health insurance can or can’t cover, but the Missouri legislature may do it themselves.

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