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Advocates call out Gov. Parson’s wrong priorities and failure to lead

Frustrated Missourians chant “Shame on Parson!” at his campaign kickoff event

Sept. 8, 2019 • Missouri

Breaking: Federal Court in Missouri Blocks Cascading Abortion Bans

U.S. District Court judge finds Missouri’s law likely unconstitutional on the merits, blocks major portions of abortion law one day before they were set to take effect.

Aug. 27, 2019 • Missouri

Breaking: Planned Parenthood takes Missouri to court over one of nation’s most restrictive abortion bans

Planned Parenthood, ACLU, and law firm Paul, Weiss challenge unconstitutional anti-abortion law. The suit challenges an extreme law that would ban abortion at nearly every stage in pregnancy.

July 30, 2019 • Missouri

Stay granted; Missourians' abortion access protected for now

"We are relieved to have this last-minute reprieve, which means patients can continue accessing safe, legal abortion at Planned Parenthood in St. Louis for the time being."

June 28, 2019 • Missouri

Statement from Dr. Colleen McNicholas

"The terrifying reality is that access is hanging on by a thread with a narrowing timeline. The truth is, if the Administrative Hearing Commission does not act by Friday, abortion access in the state of Missouri will be gone."

June 24, 2019 • Missouri

Circuit Court Finds Unconstitutional Missouri's Attempt to Block Planned Parenthood from Medicaid Program

"Gov. Parson and other state leaders want to deny patients the chance to access sexual and reproductive health care, but the court has stepped in on behalf of Missourians."

June 18, 2019 • Missouri

BREAKING: Abortion Services Protected in Missouri, For Now

Missouri judge grants Planned Parenthood preliminary injunction

June 10, 2019 • Missouri