Austin Huguelet Springfield News-Leader Published 12:59 PM EDT Mar 24, 2019 JEFFERSON CITY — Now comes the fun part. After a weeklong spring break, Missouri lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday for the second half of the legislative session, with final decisions on nearly every major issue still ahead of them. Fights over abortion and prescription drug monitoring loom in the Senate, where the fate of charter school expansion may also be decided this year. Legislators remain divided on the new governor’s big-ticket proposals, and negotiations continue on changes to how colleges handle sexual assault cases. There's also debate about how much of what voters approved in November will be rolled back or modified. Here's a rundown. Plan to ban abortion? Perhaps no issue is as likely to spark a filibuster as Republicans’ plan to ban abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy — before many women know they’re pregnant. The GOP-dominated House … [Read more...] about Missouri legislative: What to watch for in the second half of session
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Style Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by RITES OF PASSAGE When I found out I was pregnant at age 24, there was no decision to make. But even if it felt inconsequential at the time, I don’t take for granted that I had a choice. ByMarisa Meltzer Sept. 13, 2018 I didn’t notice my skipped Nor can I remember where or how I ended up getting a pregnancy test. I just know that at some point I figured I couldn’t take a home test for anything else, so I might as well rule this possibility out. But I had a sex life with my live-in boyfriend and a flighty relationship to Loestrin, I hadn’t had a period in over a month, and I was constantly nauseated. Of course the stick’s indicator turned into a tiny pink plus sign. There was no decision to make. Or rather, there was only one decision. I would get an abortion. I … [Read more...] about The Abortion I Almost Forgot
By Kevin Fagan Published 3:50 pm PDT, Thursday, August 30, 2018 Claudia Mendez is a longtime client and supporter of the New Generation Health Center in San Francisco, having started receiving services there at age 15. Claudia Mendez is a longtime client and supporter of the New Generation Health Center in San Francisco, having started receiving services there at age 15. Photo: Photo Courtesy Of Claudia Mendez / New Generation Health Center patient Nicole Viverito holds her dog, Buzzy, after a consultation with Dr. Rebecca Jackson. New Generation Health Center patient Nicole Viverito holds her dog, Buzzy, after a consultation with Dr. Rebecca Jackson. Photo: Scott Strazzante / The Chronicle Buy photo Above: New Generation Health Center in San Francisco, Calif. on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Top: New Generation Health Center patient, Nicole … [Read more...] about Essential clinic for low-income women, teens gets back on its feet
Sarah Fowler Mississippi Clarion Ledger Published 12:00 p.m. UTC Aug 18, 2018 When Liz became pregnant unexpectedly, she turned to Google. After finding a listing for what she thought was an abortion clinic, she scheduled an appointment and made the hour drive from Columbus to Tupelo. She drove to the center with the intent of having an abortion. Once she arrived, the 33-year-old married mother of three took a pregnancy test and confirmed what she already knew: She was pregnant. But then her appointment took an unexpected turn. Instead of being able to talk about terminating her pregnancy, Liz was given a baby's bib with a Bible verse on it and sent home. She began to cry. "My heart felt heavy and my eyes filled with tears," she said. "I actually had my 15-month-old with me. It stung." Once home, the bib "laid on my deep freezer near my kitchen and was a constant physical reminder of my already difficult decision." "I went to that clinic for … [Read more...] about Abortion clinic vs. crisis pregnancy center: What’s the difference?
Dear Carolyn Adapted from a recent online discussion. DEAR CAROLYN: I am pregnant with a child conceived with a donor egg and my husband’s sperm. I also have a young son. It has been a long, complicated and painful process of secondary infertility, and I was lucky to find an excellent therapist who helped immensely. Now that I am finally pregnant, I am trying to figure out how, when and whether to disclose. I believe the child has the right to know his or her genetic heritage. Secrecy is not healthy. On the other hand, we have close family members who will treat this child differently than his or her brother and other relatives. These family members have a proven record of unequal and inequitable treatment that is very hurtful. This is not your garden-variety, slightly-different-treatment-of-kids-despite-the-best-intentions scenario, but something deep and toxic. It’s a problem on both sides of the family. I do not want to provide any more ammunition to this dysfunctional … [Read more...] about How can parents protect child, conceived with donor egg, from toxic relatives?