Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday has passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in connection with the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Tense but peaceful protests over the death of Michael Brown and other fatal police shootings in Missouri and elsewhere spanned the St. Louis region as organizers urged hundreds of demonstrators to avoid arrest and return for more weekend protests.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri women seeking abortions will face one of the nation's most stringent waiting periods, after state lawmakers overrode the governor's veto to enact a 72-hour delay that has no exception for rape or incest.