The Satanic Temple of St. Louis has raised enough money via the GoFundMe crowdsourcing website to pay for a southwest Missouri woman to travel to St. Louis for an abortion.
Adrian Scottow via Flickr Satanists want to spread the Good News -- about abortion!
The financial help is needed, they say, because Missouri law burdens women seeking abortion with a 72-hour waiting period after consulting a provider. And a bevy of targeted regulations and restrictions has whittled down the number of Missouri abortion providers to just one -- the Planned Parenthood in the Central West End. That leaves women from rural Missouri with few choices that don't involve significant expense.
"I think it's horrible in a lot of ways to make someone have that amount of waiting period," the woman, who asked that we not use her real name, tells Daily RFT.More »