UPDATE: Missouri abortion legislation will go into effect without Nixon's signature

Friday, July 12, 2013 | 4:33 p.m. CDT; updated 6:04 p.m. CDT, Friday, July 12, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY — Doctors who perform drug-induced abortions in Missouri will have to be in the room to administer the initial dose and won't be allowed to do it remotely via teleconferencing, according to a new law set to take effect next month.