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News from Planned Parenthood

Missouri Left with a Single Abortion Provider, Following Court Decision

Women in Missouri face two round trip visits to St. Louis to access care at last remaining provider.

Oct. 3, 2018 • Missouri

Court ruling restricts access to abortion in Missouri

Patients across Missouri will have to travel hundreds of miles for health care

Sept. 10, 2018 • Missouri

Springfield Advocates Call on Senators to Stop Kavanaugh

“Kavanaugh’s record makes it clear that he is a threat to Roe v. Wade,” said Stacy Sherrod, a patient and organizer with Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri. “Nothing less than our constitutional right to safe, legal abortion is on the line.”

Aug. 26, 2018 • Missouri

Patients & advocates seek birth control pill refills from Gov. Parson & urge him to stop the defund of Planned Parenthood

Patients and advocates upset with the so-called “defund” of Planned Parenthood came to the Capitol to get birth control pill refills from Governor Mike Parson, who signed the budget bill “defunding” the health care provider.

Aug. 2, 2018 • Missouri

Patients upset about “defund” of Planned Parenthood set up health care waiting room at Gov. Parson’s office

Protestors of the so-called “defund” of Planned Parenthood donned hospital gowns this afternoon in the state Capitol, parodying a waiting room to highlight the state’s misguided attempts to block patients from being able to choose their health care provider.

July 19, 2018 • Missouri

Gov. Parson Signs Measures to Block Patients from Health Care by “Defunding” Planned Parenthood

Preventing Missourians from choosing Planned Parenthood leaves many without access to birth control, cancer screenings, and sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment

June 29, 2018 • Missouri

Statement from Brandon Hill, Comprehensive Health of Planned Parenthood Great Plains President and CEO and Mary M. Kogut, Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region President and CEO

“It is extremely troubling that the Court would allow a regulation, that it found ‘has virtually no benefit,’ to deny women access to safe, legal abortion."

June 12, 2018 • Missouri

Medical Professionals Oppose Attacks to Family Planning Safety Net

New Report Shows Missouri’s Safety Net Cannot Serve Patients without Planned Parenthood

June 7, 2018 • Missouri

Statement from Planned Parenthood Advocates in Missouri

With Eric Greitens’ resignation, it’s time to close this shameful chapter and for those in power to protect the rights of all people, including women, across our state.

May 30, 2018 • Missouri