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BREAKING: In 72 Hours, Missouri May No Longer Have a Health Center That Provides Abortion

Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region Files Lawsuit

May 28, 2019 • Missouri

State Legislature Fails Missourians by Passing Extreme, Dangerous Abortion Ban

Politicians ignore rising maternal mortality rates to ban safe, legal abortion after eight weeks

May 17, 2019 • Missouri

Missouri’s Ob-Gyns Oppose Eight Week Ban on Abortion

As women’s health care physicians trying relentlessly to meet the reproductive health care needs of Missourians, we urge the governor to reject this legislation.

May 17, 2019 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Advocates Condemns Dangerous, Extreme Abortion Ban Passed by Missouri Senate

Bill, which bans abortions as early as eight weeks, returns to the House for a vote

May 16, 2019 • Missouri

Statement from M'Evie Mead and Dr. Leana Wen in response to Gov. Parson

Gov. Parson is willfully aiding in the systematic downturn of health outcomes across our state, and banning safe, legal abortion is just the latest effort.

May 15, 2019 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Advocates Condemns Discrimination Against Patients in Budget Bills

Two budget bills attempt to “defund” Planned Parenthood and deny patients’ access to vital preventive care like birth control, cancer screenings, and STI testing

May 10, 2019 • Missouri

Advocates From Across Missouri Rally to Protect Safe, Legal Abortion and #StopTheBans

Missourians join together to fight politicians’ extreme attacks on safe, legal abortion

May 9, 2019 • Missouri

New Statewide #StopTheBans Coalition Launches “Repro Week of Action”

Events across the state will bring Missourians together to fight lawmakers’ extreme attacks on safe, legal abortion

April 8, 2019 • Missouri

Missourians demonstrate at State Capitol over legislative malpractice on health care

Advocates from across the state demonstrated at the Missouri Capitol this morning in response to legislators ignoring public health crises in favor of political fights.

March 26, 2019 • Missouri