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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

Planned Parenthood's Republican Advisory Board opposes proposed Title X "gag" rule

“We believe a majority of Republicans will see through this transparent attempt to continue the Trump administration’s assault on science, reason and reproductive health care.”

May 24, 2018 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Advocates in Missouri condemns major legislative attack on access to health care; Praises small advances

Two budget bills attempt to deny patients access to vital preventive care like birth control, cancer screenings, and STI testing

May 18, 2018 • Missouri

Trump-Pence administration expected to introduce rule that gags providers

“This proposal would affect every family planning provider in our state and across the country receiving federal family planning dollars, and strip away patients’ability to access high-quality health care and medically-accurate information."

May 18, 2018 • Missouri