medical conscience bill Kansas Bill Would Give Parents More Leeway To Refuse Medication For Kids By Andy Marso • Mar 5, 2015 BigStock A 14-year-old Washington boy died of leukemia in 2007 after a judge ruled the state could not compel him or his legal guardian to accept blood transfusions that ran counter to their faith as Jehovah’s Witnesses . 'Medical Conscience' Bill Receives 1st-Round Approval From Mo. House By Marshall Griffin • Mar 12, 2013 The Missouri House has given first-round approval to legislation that would allow medical workers to refuse to take part in procedures that violate their religious or ethical beliefs. Top Of The Morning News: Friday, March 30, 2012 By Maria Carter • Mar 30, 2012 Kansas City council cuts the buget, the Missouri House passes a medical conscience bill, and a Missouri judge throws out a proposed voter ID amendment. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.