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Missouri Contraception Law: Legislators Approve Bill Allowing Refusal Of Abortion Care

March 29, 2012


Huffington Post, March 29, 2012 by John Celock The Republican-controlled Missouri House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill Wednesday afternoon that would allow the denial of certain medical services to women for religious reasons, following an emotional debate where the majority leader was forced to deny he compared women to farm animals. House Majority Leader […]

Kansas Abortion Bill Would Impose Sweeping Restrictions

February 6, 2012


Huffington Post, February 6,2012 by John Celock Kansas lawmakers have been given six days to consider one of the most sweeping state anti-abortion bills to be introduced. A Kansas House committee is scheduled to take up a bill Wednesday that would exempt doctors from malpractice suits if they withheld medical information to prevent an abortion. […]