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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

Missouri “Handmaids” Visit the Capitol to Protest “Defunding” of Planned Parenthood and Attacks on Access to Health Care

“Handmaids” oppose measure that could block thousands of Missourians from accessing birth control, cancer screenings, and STI testing and treatment.

May 10, 2018 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Advocates in Missouri calls on the Missouri Senate to fix budget bills and protect access to birth control

Politicians are attempting to use the budget to cut access to family planning care, including birth control and sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment for patients insured through MO HealthNet, Missouri’s Medicaid program. 

March 29, 2018 • Missouri

PPSLRSWMO Statement on Board Bill 34 passage by St. Louis Board of Aldermen

“Planned Parenthood is encouraged by the Board of Aldermen passing Board Bill 34, which will improve safety of patients, staff, volunteers and protestors at St. Louis health care facilities, including ours. We are supportive of first amendment rights, and we believe this bill protects those rights, while also allowing those entering and exiting our center a safe path to do so.” 

Feb. 23, 2018 • Missouri