By Dave Andrusko When pro-abortionists were arguing against a new Missouri law that increased the time of reflection after counseling before an abortion can be performed from 24 hours to 72 hours, they insisted HB 1307 was unconstitutional. Undeterred (as NRL News Today reported last month), the legislature overrode a veto by Gov. Jay …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood will not appeal Missouri law extending reflection period from 24 hours to 72 hours"
By Dave Andrusko Is anyone—anyone—surprised that abortion clinics outside of Missouri are already trolling for pregnant women? As NRL News Today readers recall, on September 10, the Missouri legislature overrode Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of two very important pro-life bills and one line item veto of a budget increase for Missouri’s Alternatives to Abortion …Continue reading "Abortion clinics in Illinois and Kansas ready to “accommodate some extra volume“"
Editor’s note. On Wednesday we wrote about the votes in the Missouri legislature that overrode Gov. Jay Nixon’s vetoes of important pro-life legislation. The following is excerpted from a summary provided by the Missouri Catholic Conference which provides more details about this triumph. During the veto session on Wednesday, September 10 state legislators passed …Continue reading "How pro-lifers overrode Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s vetoes of pro-life measures"
Late in the evening on September 10, the Missouri legislature gave final approval to override Governor Nixon’s veto of two very important pro-life bills and one line item veto of a budget increase for Missouri’s Alternatives to Abortion Program. To shut down the filibuster by pro-abortion senators, the senate used the rare procedural maneuver …Continue reading "Missouri Legislature Overrides Governor’s Veto of Important Pro-life Legislation"
By Dave Andrusko Last week we wrote about the decision by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to veto HB 1307, a bill with overwhelming legislative support. HB 1307 extends the current 24-hour reflection period to 72 hours after an ultrasound and alternatives to abortion information has been offered to her before a woman has an …Continue reading "Missouri Gov. Nixon wins pro-abortion plaudits for vetoing bill to extend reflection period from 24 to 72 hours"
By Dave Andrusko While not particularly surprising, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed HB 1307, a bill with overwhelming legislative support, a measure that extends the current 24-hour reflection period after consultation to 72 hours before a woman has an abortion. “Lengthening the already extensive waiting period serves no demonstrable purpose other than to …Continue reading "Missouri Gov. Nixon vetoes 72-hour reflection period before abortion"
By Pam Fichter, President, Missouri Right to Life On the heels of Missouri Right to Life’s “Show Me Life” Pro-life Action Day, the House gave final approval yesterday to HB 1307 and HB 1192. These bills will save babies and protect all women, both adults and minors, from abortion clinics seeking to make a …Continue reading "Missouri House passes legislation that extends reflection period to 72 hours and requires parental notification"