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Planned Parenthood Advocates and NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri: “Rep. Perkins must resign immediately”

A young woman has confirmed allegations that Rep. Perkins had sex with her while he was on duty as a police officer — and then asked her to lie about it. This is an abuse of power on multiple levels.

June 11, 2021 • Missouri

In a Major Win for Reproductive Rights, Court Blocks Cascading Abortion Bans in Missouri

Abortion remains safe and legal in all 50 states, including for the 1.1 million women of reproductive age in the state of Missouri

June 9, 2021 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Advocates Responds to End of 2021 Legislative Session

“It’s 2021 and the Missouri Legislature is still trying to block patients from getting birth control"

May 14, 2021 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Advocates in Missouri Calls on Legislature to Pass Medicaid Funding Without Restrictions

Senators Onder and Wieland are jeopardizing the entire Medicaid program over birth control coverage

May 13, 2021 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Reacts to Economic Impact Report of Missouri’s Omnibus Abortion Ban

Today’s report confirms what we’ve long known: abortion bans are most harmful to the same people who have kept our economy going amidst a global pandemic

March 30, 2021 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Advocates and NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri: “Rep. Price has abused his power and should step down"

Upon review of the unanimous bipartisan ethics report, Advocates of PPSLR and NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri call on Rep. Price to step down from office.

Dec. 18, 2020 • Missouri

Statement on Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

"The U.S. Senate must not consider any nominee to replace Justice Ginsburg until after the inauguration in 2021. Planned Parenthood Advocates in Missouri will do all we can to fight this nomination. There is simply too much at stake.”

Sept. 26, 2020 • Missouri

Wesley Brian Kaster pleads guilty, is sentenced to five years in prison, for committing arson at Planned Parenthood Great Plains health center

Planned Parenthood Great Plains staff remain resilient and dedicated to serving Columbia, after a long period of recovery following the incident

Sept. 2, 2020 • Missouri

Patients and Providers Testify Against Gov. Parson’s Latest Attempt to “Defund” Planned Parenthood

Politicians have no business blocking patients from the health care providers they trust

Aug. 17, 2020 • Missouri