Abortion Rights

Judge Blocks St. Louis From Granting Federal Funds for Abortion Support

Judge Sengheiser's preliminary injunction is a win for the Missouri Attorney General's office

By Monica Obradovic

A St. Louis Circuit Court judge temporarily blocked St. Louis city from granting four organizations federal pandemic relief dollars to support abortion access late last month. On June 30, Judge Jason Sengheiser issued a preliminary injunction that prevents Midwest Doula Fund, Midwest Access Coalition, Mo Ho Justice Coalition and the St. Louis Doula Project from receiving American Rescue Plan funds through the city’s Reproductive Equity Fund for activities related to supportive services for abortion and abortion doulas...

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