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MU study on abortion prompts questions, challenges

The University of Missouri says it isn't violating state law or its conflict of interest policy in regards to a study on the effect of the 72-hour waiting period for abortion in Missouri. But several critics have questioned that line of thinking.

MU announces it's discontinuing privileges granted to abortion doctor

The University of Missouri has announced it will discontinue a category of doctor privileges it granted last year to a doctor who provides medication-induced abortions at Planned Parenthood in Columbia.

The executive committee of the medical staff of MU Health Care voted unanimously to discontinue "refer and follow" privileges at MU Health care facilities, effective Dec. 1. Dr. Colleen McNicholas, who has performed medication-induced abortions at Planned Parenthood in Columbia since July, is one of two medical providers who have been granted "refer and follow" privileges.

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Mizzou cancels contracts with Planned Parenthood; relationship with abortion doctor remains

The University of Missouri has severed some ties with Planned Parenthood, but the university's connection with a St. Louis abortion doctor remains in effect.

In the past month, since state legislators began investigating Planned Parenthood practices in Missouri, the university cancelled 10 contracts with Planned Parenthood clinics in four states where students earned clinical hours.

However, the university still has not revoked the "refer and follow" privileges it granted to Dr. Colleen McNicholas, a St. Louis doctor who performs medication abortions the Planned Parenthood in Columbia.

MCC urges citizens to speak out against MU involvement with Planned Parenthood

The Missouri Catholic Conference is urging Catholics to contact the University of Missouri to ask it revoke medical privileges for abortion doctor Colleen McNicholas, .

Last week, MU chancellor R. Bowen Loftin appeared before the Missouri Senate Interim Committee on the Sanctity of Life and acknowledged that a professor at the university had "facilitated" the granting of medical privileges to McNicholas, a St. Louis doctor who is providing medical abortions at the Planned Parenthood in Columbia.

MCC urges citizens to speak out against MU involvement with Planned Parenthood

The Missouri Catholic Conference is urging Catholics to contact the University of Missouri to ask it revoke medical privileges for abortion doctor Colleen McNicholas.

Last week, MU chancellor R. Bowen Loftin appeared before the Missouri Senate Interim Committee on the Sanctity of Life and acknowledged that a professor at the university had "facilitated" the granting of medical privileges to McNicholas, a St. Louis doctor who is providing medical abortions at the Planned Parenthood in Columbia.

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