State legislatures pushing abortion legislation that caters to the extremes risks go against the views of most Americans, according to the latest poll from the PBS NewsHour, NPR and Marist, which could spark a backlash against the party in the…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
Research using fetal tissue has led to life-saving advances including development of vaccines for rubella and rabies, and drugs for the HIV virus.
By Jim Salter, Associated Press
Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer will hear testimony in a hearing on Planned Parenthood's request for a preliminary injunction that would keep open its abortion clinic in St. Louis.
By Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
A St. Louis judge on Tuesday is set to weigh whether physicians from the state's only abortion clinic can be forced to testify amid a legal fight over the facility's license.
In our news wrap Friday, Attorney General William Barr says he doesn't think senior FBI officials committed treason when investigating the Trump campaign, despite President Trump’s repeated claims. Still, Barr said the investigation may have been “antithetical to the democratic…
By Jim Salter, David A. Lieb, Associated Press
St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer issued a temporary restraining order preventing Missouri from taking away the clinic's license. He said Planned Parenthood "has demonstrated that immediate and irreparable injury will result" if its abortion license is allowed to expire.
By Jim Salter, Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
If the St. Louis clinic's license is not renewed before it expires at midnight Friday, Planned Parenthood officials said Missouri would become the first state without a functioning abortion clinic since the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing…
Missouri is part of a recent wave of state laws that would ban abortion almost entirely, sometimes without exceptions for rape and incest. The state is also making news on abortion for trying to deny its one remaining abortion provider,…
The national abortion debate is raging with renewed fervor, as a series of states pass restrictive laws banning almost all instances of the procedure. Among those states is Missouri, where officials are also trying to shutter its only remaining abortion…
By Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press
Gov. John Bel Edwards signed the measure Thursday, making Louisiana the fifth state to enact such a law, joining Mississippi, Kentucky, Ohio and Georgia.
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