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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

Planned Parenthood Advocates rejects hearing, refuses to legitimize false propaganda dressed up as legislation

Today, the Missouri House is holding a hearing on House Bill 971, a disingenuous measure that criminalizes doctors and is not based in science or reality. We will not legitimize this latest attack on Missourians’ health care by testifying.

March 26, 2019 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Great Plains Moves Forward Following Arson at Columbia Health Center

“Let this send a clear message: Blocking access to essential health care is against the law, whether it takes the form of violence and vandalism or threats against our patients, our providers, or our supporters."

March 4, 2019 • Missouri

Trump Issues Final Gag Rule, Continuing Administration's Attack on Women and Families with Low Incomes and People of Color

Administration ignored 4 million patients whose care is at risk, and more than 500,000 comments from Americans opposing the rule, which is scheduled to take effect in 60 days.

Feb. 22, 2019 • Missouri