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
“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."
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
Planned Parenthood affiliates sue to block unconstitutional regulations
"Enough is enough. We will not sit on the sidelines while ideologues play regulatory games on the backs of Missouri women."
“We’re here for our patients,” says Planned Parenthood