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Vote in the KS and MO 2020 General Primaries

The 2020 Primary Elections are coming up on Tuesday, August 4th in both Kansas and Missouri. Unlike the Presidential Primaries that happened this spring, the ballot on Tuesday will have a number of races and initiatives on both sides of the state line. 

July 30, 2020

Environmental Justice is Reproductive Justice and Reproductive Justice is Environmental Justice

Neither the reproductive justice nor environmental justice movements are asking for something that is outside the realm of possibility. They’re asking for equitable access to what many white, middle and upper class people already have.

July 1, 2020

What June Medical Services V. Russo Could Mean for Access to Care

By the end of the month, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on another case that could chip away at the rights protected by Roe v. Wade.

June 18, 2020

Voice the need for comprehensive Medicaid expansion in Oklahoma

There are two things we know about Medicaid expansion in Oklahoma: legislators and the governor have had nearly a decade to take action and expand care, and the majority of Oklahomans support putting a full Medicaid expansion bill to a vote of the people. 

April 9, 2020

Sex Ed & The “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

Planned Parenthood Great Plains Grassroots Organizing Intern Rachel Stoutamire discusses Missouri’s harmful “Don’t Say Gay Bill.”

March 26, 2020

Census 2020 - Immigrants Do Count

Sofia Contreras, Grassroots Organizing Intern, discusses the 2020 census and the importance of being counted.

March 20, 2020

Almost 50 Years After Roe, We’re Still Fighting: Reproductive Rights from 1973 to Now

Planned Parenthood volunteer Kara Lewis discusses the current state of reproductive rights on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

Jan. 22, 2020

The Fight Ahead: Constitutional Amendments in Kansas and Oklahoma

The constitutional right to safe, legal abortion is under attack in Kansas and Oklahoma. Lawmakers are proposing amendments to both states’ constitutions with the goal of rolling back protections for abortion access. These are extreme attacks to restrict a safe health care service that one in four women will have in their lifetime.

Dec. 16, 2019

Period Poverty: A Public Health Crisis

MD-Candidate at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and President of Kansas City, MO “Period” Chapter Divya Jain underscores the importance of repealing the tampon tax in Missouri.

Dec. 10, 2019