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Missouri Abortion Bill

How 2014 Was A Bad Year For Women But A Good Year For Feminism

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.24.2014 | Women

Women's rights advocates didn't have it easy this past year, what with the Hobby Lobby decision limiting birth control access, Missouri's Abortion Per...

Lawmaker Wants Women To Ask A Man's Permission To Have An Abortion

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics

A bill proposed by a Republican state lawmaker in Missouri would require a woman seeking an abortion to obtain notarized consent from the baby's fathe...

Laura Bassett

Missouri Governor Vetoes 'Extreme And Disrespectful' Anti-Abortion Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.03.2014 | Politics

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) vetoed a bill on Wednesday that would have tripled the state's mandatory waiting period before an abortion to 72 hours, ev...

Here's How Long You Have To Wait For An Abortion In Each State

Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

The Missouri legislature approved a measure on Wednesday that would mandate a 72-hour waiting period between required counseling and abortion. Only tw...

Laura Bassett

Missouri Women 'Filibuster' Abortion Bill, Wendy Davis-Style

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

Taking a cue from former Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis (D), hundreds of Missourians are in the midst of a 72-hour "women's filibuster" of a state bill ...

Laura Bassett

GOP Lawmaker Compares Abortion To Buying A Car

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

A Republican state lawmaker in Missouri defended his controversial bill forcing women to have ultrasounds before abortions by comparing abortion to pu...

Lawmaker Who Wants Morning After Pill Restricted Blames Raped Pregnant Women For Not Taking It

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

Add another male lawmaker to the list of those who've made an eyebrow-raising rape comment. Missouri state Sen. David Sater (R) is sponsoring Senat...

Dem Governor Will Allow Missouri Anti-Abortion Bill To Become Law

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri doctors and hospitals will face new restrictions and penalties for performing late-term abortions after Gov. Jay Nixo...