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Missouri

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Activists on Why they Fight for Reproductive Freedom

People in conservative states should have the right to make their own health care decisions, too. Here's why advocates in these states are keeping up the fight.

Grade

Missouri's grade on choice-related laws:

Methodology

Access Fact

97 percent of Missouri counties have no abortion clinic

Methodology

Source: Guttmacher Institute

State Affiliate

NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri
info@prochoicemissouri.org
Website
Facebook page
Twitter: @NARALMissouri
Phone: 314.531.8616
Fax: 314.531.8615

Political Info and Laws in Brief

Executives

  • Governor Jay Nixon (D) is mixed-choice.

Legislature

  • The Missouri House is anti-choice.
  • The Missouri Senate is anti-choice.

ANTI-CHOICE LAWS

Abortion Ban

Missouri bans a safe abortion procedure.
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Biased Counseling & Mandatory Delay

Missouri law subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements and mandatory delays.
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Counseling Ban/Gag Rule

Missouri prohibits certain state employees and organizations receiving state funds from counseling or referring women for abortion services.
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Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Missouri funds CPCs directly.
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Insurance Prohibition for Abortion

Missouri restricts insurance coverage of abortion for all individuals.
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Public Facilities and Employees Restriction

Missouri prohibits the use of all public facilities and public employees for abortion services.
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Refusal to Provide Medical Services

Missouri allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
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Restrictions on Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion

Missouri restricts low-income women's access to abortion.
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Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion

Missouri law restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental consent.
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Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)

Missouri subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
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PRO-CHOICE LAWS

Low-Income Women's Access to Family Planning

Missouri provides certain low-income women increased coverage for Medicaid-funded family-planning services.
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OTHER RELEVANT LAWS

Post-Viability Abortion Restriction

Missouri restricts post-viability abortion.
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