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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

Planned Parenthood Great Plains Announces New President and CEO Dr. Brandon Hill

Marjorie Sable, Chair of the Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP), announced today that Dr. Brandon Hill has been selected as its new President and CEO. Hill will assume the role in February 2018.

Feb. 1, 2018 • Missouri

Missouri regulators block access to medication abortion in Columbia, draw another lawsuit

Planned Parenthood affiliates sue to block unconstitutional regulations

Oct. 30, 2017 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Great Plains fights new state rule that narrows abortion options in Missouri

"Enough is enough. We will not sit on the sidelines while ideologues play regulatory games on the backs of Missouri women."

Oct. 30, 2017 • Missouri

PPSLR: Planned Parenthood & ACLU Vow To Continue Fight to Protect Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

“We’re here for our patients,” says Planned Parenthood

Oct. 24, 2017 • Missouri

PPGP: Planned Parenthood and ACLU Vow to Continue Fight to Protect Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

“We’re here for our patients,” says Planned Parenthood

Oct. 23, 2017 • Missouri

PPGP: Planned Parenthood & ACLU Go to Court to Protect Access to Safe, Legal Abortion for Missourians

Nonprofits ask the court to block measures that severely restrict access to safe, legal abortion for Missourians

Oct. 10, 2017 • Missouri