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Commission, not court, deciding fate of abortion in Missouri


ST. LOUIS (AP) — The battle to keep open Missouri's only abortion clinic has moved from the courts to a state administrative process, adding to the confusion about the future of the Planned Parenthood-operated clinic in St. Louis.

No state has been without a functioning abortion clinic since 1974, the year after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized the procedure nationwide.

Here is a look at the uncertain situation involving abortions in Missouri.


Q: What led to the abortion license battle in Missouri?

A: The issue comes amid a backdrop of anti-abortion...

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