The new bill will prohibit Missouri and its associate subdivisions from forming contracts worth over $100,000 with companies that employ more than 10 employees.
Many rabbis in St. Louis cited Torah and rabbinical teachings in a letter encouraging Jewish Missourians to take advantage of a religious exemption clause.
The lawsuit also accuses the Chinese government of making the pandemic worse by "hoarding" masks and other personal protective equipment
The commission granted a stay in June allowing the clinic to continue providing abortion services until the hearing, which is scheduled to run several days.
There were no immediate reports of fatalities in the city as of early Thursday, said Jared Maples, a meteorologist with the NWS St. Louis office.
The waters have already swamped a large swath of Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa along North America's longest river.
“We will not make a habit out of removing products simply because they offend someone, however we are making an exception in this situation... "