Tag Archives: Missouri

Planned Parenthood laments costs of needing access to an OB-GYN when women are injured in chemical abortions

By Dave Andrusko Talk about a conduit. Whenever the abortion industry feels the heat, it knows it can plant long, sympathetic stories in the local media. There will be a paragraph or two (sometimes) explaining why whatever

Pro-lifers win again in Court in Missouri

U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips

By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers in Missouri are on a roll in the courts, specifically as it relates to SB 5 which was passed this summer in a special session called by Gov. Eric Greitens. The most recent

Planned Parenthood’s New Lawsuit Reveals Lack of Concern for Women and Unwillingness to be Held Responsible for Emergencies from Abortion

Editor’s note. The following comes from Steve Rupp, Missouri Right to Life President. Missouri Right to Life and pro-life Missourians across the State of Missouri are not surprised that Planned Parenthood seeks, once again, to divert responsibility

Planned Parenthood files lawsuit against another component of Missouri’s SB 5

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley

By Dave Andrusko Hewing to the adage if at first (second and third) you don’t succeed, try, try again, two Missouri-based Planned Parenthood affiliates filed a federal lawsuit yesterday seeking a temporary restraining order to block enforcement

Missouri’s Senate Bill 5, in its entirety, goes into effect

Judge S. Margene Burnett

Editor’s note. The following is based on an analysis written by Missouri Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. Last Monday Judge S. Margene Burnett of the Circuit Court of Jackson County Missouri in Kansas City, refused to

Judge rejects Planned Parenthood attempts to stall pro-life Missouri law

Judge S. Margene Burnett

By Dave Andrusko In a huge victory Monday for pro-lifers in Missouri, Jackson County Circuit Court Judge S. Margene Burnett denied the request of two Planned Parenthood affiliates and two abortionists for a temporary restraining order and

Judge hears PPFA challenge to a portion of Missouri’s pro-life SB 5

Missouri First Assistant Attorney General D. John Sauer

By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday Judge S. Margene Burnett heard the latest Planned Parenthood challenge to a component of Missouri’s SB 5, this time the requirement that the abortionist himself meet with the woman three days before

PPFA/ACLU Target Missouri’s pro-life SB5

By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday Planned Parenthood, in conjunction with the ACLU, filed the latest in a string of lawsuits, this time a challenge to a component of SB 5, an omnibus pro-life measure passed during the

Missouri Supreme Court will hear Satanic Temple challenge to Missouri informed consent law

By Dave Andrusko We’ve written [here and here] about the legal challenge brought by an adherent of the Satanic Temple to Missouri’s 72-hour waiting period/informed consent law. Our last story ran just prior to a decision last week

Federal court reverses itself, allows stay on two pro-life Missouri laws

By Dave Andrusko My apologies for not getting to these two stories from Missouri yesterday. The focus Tuesday was on the welcomed House passage of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act on a vote of 237-189. Meanwhile

Missouri to file rules laying out safety requirements when chemical abortifacients used

Governor Eric Greitens signing HCS HB 5 into law on July 26.

By Dave Andrusko The Health editor for KCUR in Missouri, Dan Margolies, posted a story yesterday about a development of keen interest to pro-lifers. His story begins ironically The same day a federal appeals court overruled itself

Missouri AG Hawley aggressively defends two pro-life state laws

By Dave Andrusko There’s been a flurry of activity since last Friday when the full 8th Circuit Court of Appeals placed a temporary stay on an order requiring the state of Missouri to issue licenses to additional