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Missouri Governor Refuses to Veto Bill Restricting Medication Abortion, Allowing it to Become Law

Democratic Missouri Governor Jay Nixon.

Without the governor’s veto a bill to restrict access to medication abortion will go into effect.

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End of Missouri 2013 Legislative Session Leaves Women Even Worse Off (CORRECTED)

Less access to quality preventive care, more money heading to deceptive crisis pregnancy centers? The 2013 legislative session was another tough one for women.

With less access to quality preventive care, and more money heading to deceptive crisis pregnancy centers, the 2013 legislative session was another tough one for women.

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Women’s Labor Union Sues To Stop Missouri Law Allowing Employers to Deny Contraceptive Coverage

Edward Keenan. Photo: Missouri Watchdog.

The state legislature passed it.  The governor vetoed it.  The legislature overrode it.  Now, one labor group steps in to sue the state’s contraceptive coverage refusal law from going into effect.

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Missouri Legislature Overrides Nixon Veto of Birth Control Refusal Rights

Missouri state capitol

Both the House and the Senate voted overwhelmingly that employers and insurers should have the right to deny women contraceptive coverage in their insurance plans.

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Missouri Gov Nixon Vetoes State-Level Blunt Amendment; Legislators Fight to Override

Governor Jay Nixon. Photo: Alex Martin/PoliticMo.

Although Governor Nixon vetoed the state’s bill to allow employers to deny birth control coverage, the legislature is certain that they can override his veto tomorrow.

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“Pro-Choice” Candidate for Missouri Governor Has Mixed Record on Abortion

Do pro-choice voters in Missouri have an opportunity to elect a protective veto into the Governor’s mansion in November? Only if the Democratic nominee really does support abortion rights.

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