medical conscience http://kbia.org en Missouri House Gives First-Round Approval To 'Health Care Conscience' Bill http://kbia.org/post/missouri-house-gives-first-round-approval-health-care-conscience-bill Medical personnel who wish to opt out of participating in procedures that violate their religious or personal beliefs are one step closer to being allowed to do so legally in&#160;Missouri.<p>The Missouri House granted first round approval Wednesday to <a href="http://house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB1430&year=2014&code=R">House Bill 1430</a>, which i<span style="line-height: 1.5;">s sponsored by <a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2014&district=110">House Speaker Tim Jones</a>, R-Eureka.&#160; It's one of his top priorities for the 2014 legislative session, and he said it's need Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:06:32 +0000 Marshall Griffin 48106 at http://kbia.org Missouri House Gives First-Round Approval To 'Health Care Conscience' Bill Missouri House Committee Examines Medical Conscience Bill http://kbia.org/post/missouri-house-committee-examines-medical-conscience-bill Legislation to allow medical professionals to refuse to take part in procedures that violate their religious or personal beliefs was heard Wednesday by a Missouri House committee.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB1430">House bill 1430</a> is sponsored by <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?district=110&year=2014">House Speaker Tim Jones</a>, R-Eureka, and is one of his top priorities for the 2014 session. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 14:04:23 +0000 Marshall Griffin 47401 at http://kbia.org Missouri House Committee Examines Medical Conscience Bill Newscast for March 30, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-30-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA&nbsp;newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>House unlikely to override veto on workers&#39; comp bill</li><li>Jumping jacks one step closer to officialdom</li><li>House passes medical conscience bill</li></ul> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 14:11:35 +0000 Jacob Fenston 11536 at http://kbia.org Newscast for March 30, 2012 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