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MoLeg Update

We have a big hearing coming up this Wednesday. The Senate Committee on Seniors, Families, and Children will meet Jan. 24 at 8:00 a.m. for a hearing on SB 724, an abortion ban. Similar to last year's SB 96, this bill bans abortion in cases of a diagnosis or potential diagnosis of Down syndrome, and in cases of race or gender selection. Abortion bans like SB 724 force the government into the doctor-patient relationship, turning patients into suspects and doctors into investigators. Abortion is a deeply personal and often complex decision best made by a woman and her doctor without government interference.

Opponents of abortion continue to seek different ways to intervene in personal and private decisions by playing politics with women’s health — and SB 724 is just another means to that end. This bill co-opts concerns about disability discrimination, racism, and sexism and uses them to undermine access to safe, legal abortion.

Will you come to Jefferson City on Wednesday morning and testify against this harmful bill? If so, please email us and we’ll get in touch ASAP.

Join Us For February Lobby Days!

Mark your calendars and join fellow advocates talking with lawmakers in Jefferson City about Missourians’ sexual and reproductive health and rights! Whether you’ve never been to the Capitol or you’ve walked the halls a hundred times, join us and make a difference!

Wednesday, February 7 Thursday, February 27
RSVP for Columbia RSVP for Columbia
RSVP for Kansas City RSVP for Kansas City
RSVP for Springfield RSVP for Springfield
RSVP for St. Louis RSVP for St. Louis

Stand With Planned Parenthood in Your Community

Recap: Women's Marches

Joplin Safe Sex Kit Assembly Party

Join us at Planned Parenthood's Joplin Health Center to make safe sex kits to pass out at community events! We have everything needed but your helping hands. Come enjoy time with like-minded friends and let's replenish our stock of safe sex kits so we can help Joplin folks stay healthy.

Phone Bank & Data Entry Parties

Join the fight for access to health care on the state and federal levels! Join Planned Parenthood organizers and volunteers to make calls and enter data — you can participate in person or join remotely!

Clean Missouri Democracy Reform Campaign

Planned Parenthood is supporting Clean Missouri, a non-partisan effort to reform our democracy by banning big lobbyist gifts, capping campaign contributions, and improving the way we draw district lines. Join us and help put power back in voters' hands!

Find Events Near You

Check Planned Parenthood’s national calendar to find events planned in your community!

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