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Missouri

Public Facilities and Employees Restriction

A public facility may not be used for performing, assisting in, or counseling a woman to have an abortion unless the procedure is necessary to preserve her life.  Mo. Ann. Stat. § 188.215 (Enacted 1986).

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld this restriction under the federal constitution.  Webster v. Reprod. Health Servs., 492 U.S. 490 (1989).

A public employee may not, within the scope of his or her employment, perform or assist in an abortion unless the procedure is necessary to preserve the woman's life.  Mo. Ann. Stat. § 188.210 (Enacted 1986).

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld this restriction under the federal constitution.  Webster v. Reprod. Health Servs., 492 U.S. 490 (1989).


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