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Planned Parenthood Great Plains Columbia Health Center Prepares to Reopen

“We remain focused on the health and safety of our patients, and we are committed to reopening our Columbia health center as soon as possible."

Feb. 11, 2019 • Missouri

Advocates of Planned Parenthood endorses in St. Louis Board of Aldermen primary

Advocates of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri (Advocates) today announced three endorsements in the upcoming primary election for the St. Louis Board of Aldermen

Feb. 8, 2019 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Advocates in Missouri Praise Passage of Democracy Reform and Minimum Wage Increase

Missourians spoke loudly Tuesday in favor of making state legislators more representative of the people.

Nov. 7, 2018 • Missouri

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