A Visit from Cecile Richards

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On Sunday, over 50 of our members turned out to a phone bank with Senator Cory Booker to drum up support for Hillary Clinton! A special bonus – Cecile Richards was there as well, taking time away from her job as President of Planned Parenthood Action Fund to volunteer for the presidential hopeful! The members…



Sex Ed Lobby Day Recap 1.27.16

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Planned Parenthood Advocates in Missouri had their first lobby day of the 2016 session on Tuesday, January 27th. Teen activists and their allies asked strategically chosen legislators in the House and Senate to cosponsor comprehensive sexuality education legislation (Senate Bill 672; House bill to be filed shortly). Young activists connected with both democrats and republicans…



Join us for 2016 Lobby Days

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Our lobby days in Jefferson City are crucial to let our legislators know that we have a strong voice in their communities. In the last two legislative sessions, Missouri politicians proposed 57 bills intended to cut people off from the reproductive health care they need. The number of dangerous, insulting bills filed in the 2016 session is steadily climbing. It’s…



Support Comprehensive Sex Education

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  • Posted on January 22, 2016

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In 2015, Missouri took a small step forward in advancing the sex education curriculum, but we can and must do more! To give you an idea of how desperately we need comprehensive sex education in Missouri, just think about this: In a recent national report, 3 Missouri counties (of over 3,000 nationwide), had the highest…



MO Politicians Restrict Abortion Access

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  • Posted on October 22, 2014

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Vote to restrict abortion access in Missouri follows months of opposition from Missourians across the state Jefferson City – The Missouri Legislature voted to override a veto of an extreme bill that triples the state’s existing mandatory waiting period for a woman seeking a safe and legal abortion. WATCH: A Heartbreaking Situation Made Worse by…