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Used to giving orders, Kansas abortion foes can’t cut a deal

Abortion opponents who’ve become used to giving orders to Kansas lawmakers on the exact wording of new restrictions are stymied now that they face compromising to get a proposed anti-abortion amendment to the state constitution on the ballot. After falling short in a ...

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Used to giving orders, Kansas abortion foes can’t cut a deal

Abortion opponents who’ve become used to giving orders to Kansas lawmakers on the exact wording of new restrictions are stymied now that they face compromising to get a proposed anti-abortion amendment to the state constitution on the ballot. After falling short in a ...

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Moving out: Supreme Court ruling that altered venue rules is one of Missouri’s biggest legal stories in 2019

In February, the Missouri Supreme Court issued State ex rel. Johnson & Johnson v. Burlison, a humdrum caption for what would seem to be a dry-as-dust topic: the proper venue for a lawsuit. But the result of the ruling has ...

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Missouri, Planned Parenthood argue in Supreme Court over funding

Government funding for Missouri Planned Parenthood clinics is at stake in a lawsuit argued before the state Supreme Court on Tuesday. State attorneys asked Supreme Court judges to back the Republican-led Legislature’s decision to block funding from Planned Parenthood. The ...

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Missouri, Planned Parenthood head to court over funding

Government funding for Missouri Planned Parenthood clinics is at stake in a lawsuit set to be argued before the state Supreme Court on Tuesday. State attorneys are asking Supreme Court judges to back the Republican-led Legislature’s decision to block funding ...

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Abortion-funding ban heads to Supreme Court

The Missouri Supreme Court is preparing to hear arguments on whether abortion is an appropriate subject for lawmakers to address in an appropriations bill. The arguments, set for the morning of Dec. 10, stem from state lawmakers’ decision in 2018 ...

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Gov. Parson’s campaign manager to be questioned in abortion case

Gov. Mike Parson’s campaign manager will be questioned by lawyers representing Planned Parenthood about his involvement in a decision to deny a new license to Missouri’s only abortion provider. An administrative hearing commissioner ruled last week that attorneys can question Steele Shippy, ...

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Number of abortions in US falls to lowest level since 1973

The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures released this week. The report from the Guttmacher Institute, a research group ...

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Number of abortions in US falls to lowest level since 1973

The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures released this week. The report from the Guttmacher Institute, a research group ...

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