abortion http://kbia.org en House passes bill tripling abortion waiting period http://kbia.org/post/house-passes-bill-tripling-abortion-waiting-period <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Missouri House has approved legislation tripling the waiting time for women to get abortions after first visiting their doctors.</p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:02:14 +0000 Associated Press 49475 at http://kbia.org House passes bill tripling abortion waiting period House endorses abortion notification requirement http://kbia.org/post/house-endorses-abortion-notification-requirement <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Missouri House has given first-round approval to legislation that would impose an additional requirement on minors who seek abortions.</p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:03:16 +0000 Associated Press 49383 at http://kbia.org House endorses abortion notification requirement Mo. House Gives 1st-Round Approval To 72-Hour Waiting Period For Abortions; Senate Version Blocked http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-gives-1st-round-approval-72-hour-waiting-period-abortions-senate-version-blocked <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Legislation that would require a 72-hour waiting period for abortions is moving forward in the Missouri House, while its Senate counterpart is stalled.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The House version, <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB1307&year=2014&code=R">HB 1307</a>, &#160;received first-round approval on a mostly party-line vote of 115-37. &#160;Nine Democrats joined the GOP majority in voting "yes." &#160;<a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2014&district=095">State Rep. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:06:34 +0000 Marshall Griffin 49150 at http://kbia.org Mo. House Gives 1st-Round Approval To 72-Hour Waiting Period For Abortions; Senate Version Blocked Mo. Senate to resume debate on abortion measure http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-resume-debate-abortion-measure <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Senate Majority Leader says legislation to extend&nbsp;<font color="red">Missouri's</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">abortion</font>&nbsp;waiting period will be debated this week.</p><p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:13:43 +0000 Associated Press 48980 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate debates longer wait for abortions http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-debates-longer-wait-abortions <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 11px;">The Missouri Senate has taken up a proposal to lengthen the waiting period for abortions from the current 24 hours to 72 hours.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">The state's informed consent law mandates a waiting period for a woman to have an abortion after initially seeing a doctor. Women with medical emergencies would remain exempt.</span></p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 23:40:29 +0000 Associated Press 48429 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate debates longer wait for abortions Mo. House panel backs 72-hour abortion wait period http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-panel-backs-72-hour-abortion-wait-period <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri women would have to wait 72 hours to have an abortion after initially seeing a doctor under legislation endorsed by a state House committee.</p><p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 13:57:34 +0000 Associated Press 47397 at http://kbia.org Mo. lawmakers mull 72-hour abortion waiting time http://kbia.org/post/mo-lawmakers-mull-72-hour-abortion-waiting-time <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri women would have to wait 72 hours after seeing a doctor before an abortion could be performed under legislation being considered by the House Health Care Policy Committee.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 23:38:25 +0000 Associated Press 47011 at http://kbia.org Mo. lawmakers mull 72-hour abortion waiting time Proposed state legislation would include 72-hour waiting period for abortions http://kbia.org/post/proposed-state-legislation-would-include-72-hour-waiting-period-abortions <p>A Missouri senator is proposing legislation that would require a 72-hour wait before an abortion.</p><p>The state currently has a 24-hour informed consent law. Republican David Sater of Cassville says extending that period would provide additional time for reflection. He said he hopes it would reduce the number of abortions.</p><p>The legislation has been proposed for the 2014 legislative session starting January 8th.</p><p>Opponents contend a longer waiting period would not decrease the number of abortions but simply cause them to happen later in pregnancy, which can increase risk.</p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:36:43 +0000 Associated Press 45975 at http://kbia.org Proposed state legislation would include 72-hour waiting period for abortions How a Texas abortion case could impact Missouri http://kbia.org/post/how-texas-abortion-case-could-impact-missouri <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The outcome of a Texas abortion dispute could have an impact on Missouri.</span></p><p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:56:17 +0000 Associated Press 43196 at http://kbia.org How a Texas abortion case could impact Missouri Without Nixon signature, Mo. abortion law passes http://kbia.org/post/without-nixon-signature-mo-abortion-law-passes <p>Without his signature, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has allowed legislation that will require doctors to be in the room for the initial dose of a drug used in medication abortions. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 22:25:26 +0000 Associated Press 36982 at http://kbia.org Without Nixon signature, Mo. abortion law passes Nixon considers abortion bill http://kbia.org/post/nixon-considers-abortion-bill <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is considering legislation that would require doctors to be in the room for the initial dose of a drug used in medication abortions.</p><p>The Republican-led Legislature approved the measure this year. Supporters say the requirement would prohibit abortions using telemedicine and protect a woman's health and safety by ensuring the prescribing physician is present. Critics, however, say the process is safe and that the legislation is a further effort to restrict access to abortion services in Missouri.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 11:55:08 +0000 Associated Press 36932 at http://kbia.org Nixon considers abortion bill Gov. Nixon considers bills on cash advances, abortion http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-considers-bills-cash-advances-abortion <p>New legislation pending before Gov. Jay Nixon could give people running short of money a new alternative for getting some quick cash.</p><p>A bill would make it profitable for Missouri-based banks to offer short-term cash advances, similar to payday loans.</p><p>Some nationally chartered banks already offer the short-term loans with fees of around $50 on a $500 loan. Missouri law had allowed such loans, but the Missouri Bankers Association says that few banks offered them because the law set the maximum fee too low.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:26:27 +0000 Associated Press 35585 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon considers bills on cash advances, abortion Mo. House OKs tougher abortion drug rules http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-oks-tougher-abortion-drug-rules <p>The Missouri House has endorsed legislation requiring the prescribing doctor to be present when a woman takes any drug to induce an abortion.</p><p>The bill received first-round approval 119-41 on Wednesday. It needs another vote to move to the Senate.<br>Sponsoring House member Jeannie Riddle, a Republican from Mokane, says the legislation is intended to protect women's health and safety. Opponents said the goal appears to be more restriction of abortion.\</p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 14:10:11 +0000 Associated Press 32264 at http://kbia.org 'After Tiller' delves into complex lives of third-trimester abortion doctors http://kbia.org/post/after-tiller-delves-complex-lives-third-trimester-abortion-doctors <p></p> Sat, 23 Feb 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Kellie Moore 29366 at http://kbia.org 'After Tiller' delves into complex lives of third-trimester abortion doctors Akin repeatedly arrested at 1985 abortion protests http://kbia.org/post/akin-repeatedly-arrested-1985-abortion-protests <p>A newly published report says Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin was repeatedly arrested during anti-abortion protests in 1985.</p><p>Akin recently acknowledged being arrested once, about 25 years ago, but has declined to discuss additional details.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:03:15 +0000 Associated Press 23334 at http://kbia.org Akin repeatedly arrested at 1985 abortion protests