women's rights http://kbia.org en Cultural Battle Over Women's Reproductive Health Issues Resumes In Mo. Senate Hearings http://kbia.org/post/cultural-battle-over-womens-reproductive-health-issues-resumes-mo-senate-hearings Four bills dealing with the ongoing cultural battle surrounding women’s reproductive health were heard Monday night&#160;before a <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate</a> committee.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">They include a measure that would require a doctor to be physically present whenever abortion-inducing drugs are administered to a woman.&#160; It’s sponsored by freshman </span><a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/members/mem27.htm" style="line-height: 1.5;">Senator Wayne Wallingford</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (R, Cape Girardeau).&#160; He says women wh Tue, 19 Feb 2013 15:02:53 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29090 at http://kbia.org Cultural Battle Over Women's Reproductive Health Issues Resumes In Mo. Senate Hearings House passes medical conscience bill http://kbia.org/post/house-passes-medical-conscience-bill <p>The Missouri House has&nbsp;reignited intense debate over women&rsquo;s reproductive rights, passing legislation that would exempt doctors and other health care workers from performing medical procedures that violate their religious beliefs.</p><p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 13:08:23 +0000 Marshall Griffin 11530 at http://kbia.org House passes medical conscience bill