Tag Archives: Missouri

Two Pro-life Wins in Missouri

By Katie Franklin In yet another win for religious liberty, last week a federal court ruled that an ordinance intended to make St. Louis a “sanctuary city” for abortion is unconstitutional. In an opinion issued September 30,

Judge declines to block law’s safety requirement, Missouri down to one abortion clinic in St. Louis

By Dave Andrusko Following on the heels of a pro-life decision by the 8th District Court of Appeals, U.S. Western District Court Judge Brian Wimes on Tuesday refused to block Missouri’s law that requires abortionists to have

Planned Parenthood tries again to negate protective Missouri regulations

By Dave Andrusko Planned Parenthood’s Missouri affiliates really do believe that if at first you don’t succeed try, try (and try) again. As NRL News Today reported earlier this month, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

8th Circuit rules that Missouri can enforce protective abortion law

By Dave Andrusko Back in May 2017, pro-life Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley asked the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a ruling by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs that blocked state laws requiring

Having learned nothing Missouri Democrats re-embrace “unwavering commitment” to abortion

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through September 7. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” —

Court of Appeals unanimously rejects Satanic Temple member’s challenge to Missouri’s informed consent law

By Dave Andrusko A win, at least for now. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a member of the Satanic Temple could not challenge Missouri’s 72-hour waiting period/informed consent law because she was

Judge upholds Missouri law regulating chemical abortions

By Dave Andrusko In April when we last reported on Missouri’s law governing chemical abortions, U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips had just heard testimony in a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood Great Plains and Planned Parenthood of

Missouri pro-life budget on way to Gov. Greitens

By Dave Andrusko Pro-abortionists are seething now that the new Missouri budget has not only stopped state Medicaid dollars from going to abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood but has also set aside some $6.5 million for

Updating PPFA’s challenges to pro-life Missouri law SB5

By Dave Andrusko On Thursday the Kansas City Star provided a useful summary/update of one phase of the ongoing abortion battle in Missouri. Judy L. Thomas’s story is titled, “Battle over medication abortion rages on in challenge

Pro-abortionists challenging Missouri’s “commonsense regulations designed to protect the health and safety of women”

By Dave Andrusko On November 9, when last we visited Planned Parenthood’s court challenge to what it called Missouri’s “medication [chemical] abortion complication plan,” U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips had just denied Planned Parenthood’s request for a

Missouri Health Department denies PPFA application to perform chemical abortions in Springfield

By Dave Andrusko Missouri is a very pro-life state, which includes a deep concern for the health of abortion-minded women. That is why Missouri’s omnibus SB 5 law passed in 2017 during a special session of the

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act moves to Senate after Missouri House overwhelmingly passes H.B. 1266 on vote of 117-31

Already the law in 16 states By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday the Missouri House of Representatives gave final approval to H.B. 1266 which would protect unborn babies from abortion who are 20 weeks and older, a developmental