The Latest: Missouri lawmakers start session on abortion
June 11, 2017
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri's special legislative session on abortion policy (all times local):
Missouri lawmakers have returned to the Capitol for a special legislative session on abortion.
The session began Monday.
Republican Gov. Eric Greitens says he called lawmakers back to the Capitol partly in response to a recent federal judge's ruling that struck down some state abortion laws. The ruling invalidated requirements that doctors who perform abortions have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, and that clinics meet hospital-like standards for outpatien...