Session Avoided Most Abortion-Related Bills

1 decade 4 years 2 weeks ago Tuesday, May 16 2006 May 16, 2006 Tuesday, May 16, 2006 6:50:47 PM CDT May 16, 2006 in News
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JEFFERSON CITY - Even with Republicans firmly in control of state government in Missouri, anti-abortion groups struggled for the second straight year to pass their legislative agenda. Before this year's session ended last week, lawmakers did create a tax credit for donors to pregnancy resource centers and gave more money for centers that deal with problem pregnancies. But, proposals failed to restrict who can teach sex education and to let pharmacists refuse to fill prescriptions for emergency contraception.

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