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Missouri Abortion

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...

Missouri Enacts 72-Hour Abortion Waiting Period

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri women seeking abortions will face one of the nation's longest waiting periods, after state lawmakers overrode th...

State Lawmakers Enact 3-Day Waiting Period For Abortion

AP | By DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers enacted one of the nation's most stringent abortion waiting periods Wednesday, overriding a veto of le...

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...

Missouri Lawmakers Pass Abortion Provision

AP | By JORDAN SHAPIRO | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican-controlled Legislature gave final approval Wednesday to legislation requiring a woman to wait three...

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...