Missouri

State Legislative Information:

Governor Jay Nixon (D) is mixed-choice, and both the Missouri House and the Missouri Senate are anti-choice. Ninety-six percent of counties in Missouri have no abortion provider.

Here are NARAL Pro-Choice America’s recorded anti-choice laws in the Show Me state:

  • Missouri bans safe abortion procedures.
  • Missouri law subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements and mandatory delays.
  • Missouri prohibits certain state employees and organizations receiving state funds from counseling or referring women for abortion services.
  • Missouri restricts insurance coverage of abortion for all individuals.
  • Missouri has added  anti-choice language to its state code to express its opposition to abortion and its intent to restrict the right to choose to the greatest extent possible.
  • Missouri prohibits the use of all public facilities and public employees for abortion services.
  • Missouri allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
  • Missouri law restricts young women’s access to abortion services by mandating parental consent.
  • Missouri subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
  • Missouri restricts post-viability abortion.

For updates on the political climate in Missouri, visit US Politics Today: Missouri, Fired Up! Missouri,  and Stateline.

Abortion Access Information:

Planned Parenthood Columbia Health Center
Columbia, MO
573 (443-0427)

Reproductive Health Services of PPSLR
St. Louis, MO
(314) 531-7526

Women’s Care Gynecology, Inc.
Bridgeton, MO
(314) 739-6441

Women in Need Fund
Abortion Fund for Kansas or Columbia, MO
(913) 345-1400

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