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What You Need to Know About the Politics of Abortion Access Right Now

Opposition narratives might portray a movement in disarray — but advocates of safe, legal abortion are united in their determination to overcome the challenges facing people who seek care.

For Missourians, Access to Abortion Hangs in the Balance

A case is being heard this week that could make Missouri the first state since Roe v. Wade without a single health center providing abortion.

Oct. 29, 2019

Did Missouri Just Block the Only Abortion Provider Left in the State? Almost.

Missouri is on the verge of becoming the first state without a single licensed abortion provider. Here are the facts (and what you can do to fight back).

June 5, 2019

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5 Recent Devastating Attacks on Women's Health (That Aren’t Trumpcare)

Republican-led state legislatures are sending harmful, anti-women legislation to governors’ desks.

Aug. 2, 2017

Planned Parenthood and Fellow Reproductive Rights Groups Sue Over Unconstitutional Abortion Restrictions in Three States

Planned Parenthood, ACLU, and the Center for Reproductive Rights just filed lawsuits in Alaska, Missouri, and North Carolina over dangerous, unconstitutional, medically unnecessary abortion restrictions.

Nov. 30, 2016

Planned Parenthood Action Fund Endorses Missouri's Jason Kander in Senate Race

Kander’s strong record of support for reproductive rights and the care provided at Planned Parenthood health centers stands in stark contrast to Senator Roy Blunt.
Aug. 11, 2016

Marie Claire: The Devastating Impact of Abortion Restrictions in Missouri and Beyond

If you read anything today about reproductive rights, read “Mission Critical” in the June issue of Marie Claire.
May 17, 2016

GOP Unsuccessful at Masquerading Anti-Woman Agenda Under the Banner of 'Health'; Literally Resorts to Witch Hunt

Missouri Rep. Diane Franklin (R) publicly declared that abortion — and, in this context, Planned Parenthood specifically — is the "witch" and the Missouri state government is intentionally and shamelessly on the "hunt."
April 15, 2016

Imagine Being Sent to Jail for Doing Your Job

That's exactly what could happen to Mary Kogut, CEO of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri for refusing to share the private, personal medical information of Planned Parenthood patients.
April 13, 2016

Missouri Legislature Threatens to Jail Planned Parenthood CEO in St. Louis

The Missouri Senate yesterday began consideration of two bills that could send Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri CEO Mary Kogut to jail.
April 6, 2016

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