Tag: pro-choice

Legal victory paves the way for three abortion clinics

By Michael Layer  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Four judges in the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit denied a request Monday afternoon that would have prevented Planned Parenthood from opening health clinics in Springfield, Joplin, and Columbia. The court’s decision affirms an earlier injunction which allows the facilities to pursue licenses after an inspection. Attorney General Josh Hawley attempted to suspend the injunction by appealing for an emergency stay on September 27. “I am […]

Pro-life group contests Bubble Zone laws in Chicago

By Michael Layer CHICAGO, Ill. – The pro-life movement is seeking to dismantle protections for people seeking abortions by challenging the constitutionality of Buffer and Bubble Zone Laws. These laws specify that within a determined radius of a health care facility, protesters cannot be within 8 feet of individuals seeking abortions. On Monday, the Thomas More Society filed in the United State Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Court in Veronica Price v. The […]

PRESS RELEASE: NARAL on Greitens Enacting New Restrictions On Women’s Healthcare

Greitens’ Cynical Effort to Advance His Personal Career Wastes Taxpayer Dollars, Undermines Women and Families After seven weeks spent in a second emergency session that has cost Missouri taxpayers $151,000, Gov. Eric Greitens tonight signed a law that will place even more unnecessary restrictions on Missouri women’s ability to access basic reproductive healthcare, including abortion. In response, NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri’s Alison Dreith released the following statement: “This emergency session was political theater for a governor […]