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 not pregnant at the time of her lawsuit and therefore lacked standing. The three-judge panel unanimously upheld a …

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Missouri Supreme Court hears Satanic Temple challenge to Missouri informed consent law

By Dave Andrusko When last we wrote about the legal challenge brought by an adherent of the Satanic Temple to Missouri’s 72-hour waiting period/informed consent law, the Western District Court of the Missouri Court of Appeals had just ruled that because “Mary Doe’s” challenge “raises real and substantial constitutional claims, it is within the Missouri Supreme …

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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 by the Western District Court of the Missouri Court of Appeals which ruled that because “Mary Doe’s” challenge …

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Planned Parenthood’s New Best Friend: The Satanic Temple

By Dave Andrusko I already knew that a lot of people and organizations on the other side keep track of what we write at NRL News Today. Even so, my head snapped back last week when I received an email that began I hope this email finds you well. I’m writing because I thought you …

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Satanic Temple says humane treatment of aborted babies “contradicts our fundamental beliefs”

By Dave Andrusko Beginning, Monday, December 19, abortion clinics in Texas will no longer be free to depose of the remains of aborted babies as if they were medical waste. The baby’s remains would have to be either buried or cremated by hospitals or abortionists. (The rules won’t apply to miscarriages or abortions that take …

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Missouri state judge dismissed Satanic Temple lawsuit against Missouri’s 72-hour informed consent law

By Dave Andrusko A tip of the hat to Life News for reporting this morning that a Cole County Circuit judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a New York-based group called the Satanic Temple that challenged Missouri’s 72-hour waiting period/informed consent laws on abortion. When we last reported on the lawsuit, NRL News Today …

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