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.
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.
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.
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.
Planned Parenthood Great Plains Grassroots Organizing Intern Rachel Stoutamire discusses Missouri’s harmful “Don’t Say Gay Bill.”
Sofia Contreras, Grassroots Organizing Intern, discusses the 2020 census and the importance of being counted.
Planned Parenthood volunteer Kara Lewis discusses the current state of reproductive rights on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
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.
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.