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MoLeg Update

Hearing on Expanding Access to Long-Acting Reversible Contraception

Last Wednesday, the House Committee on Health and Mental Health held a hearing on House Bill 1499, which would expand access to long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) for thousands of Missourians annually. The measure would allow MO HealthNet patients to access new, unused LARC that have been “abandoned” by the original patient for whom it was prescribed. Committee members received HB 1499 positively and made suggestions for improvement. We are optimistic that HB 1499 will advance to the next stage of the legislative process.

Update: Missourians Speak Out Against Greitens' New Proposed Abortion Rules

More than 650 Missourians took action and submitted comments in opposition to Gov. Greitens' proposed new abortion rules. Even before the Legislature passed Senate Bill 5 during the governor's expensive special session, Missouri's abortion laws were some of the most restrictive in the nation. The proposed new rules to implement Senate Bill 5 have gone even further than the bill itself, adding reams of outrageous and medically unnecessary regulations on abortion providers in our state.

Stay tuned for next steps!

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

Women's March Events

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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