http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. Senate passes late-term abortion bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-senate-passes-late-term-abortion-bill <p>The Missouri Senate has passed <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/11info/BTS_Web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&amp;BillID=4066493">legislation</a> imposing more restrictions on late-term abortions.</p><p>The legislation would remove a general exception for a woman&#39;s health from a current state law banning abortions of viable fetuses. Instead, the legislation would allow such abortions only when the woman&#39;s life is endangered or when pregnancy risks permanent damage to a major bodily function.</p> Thu, 07 Apr 2011 16:38:45 +0000 The Associated Press 909 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Senate passes late-term abortion bill