2014 Planned Parenthood Voter Guide

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Hobby Lobby Rally at US Supreme Court

This year, women’s health advocates witnessed an unprecedented wave of anti-women’s health bills. According to the Guttmacher Institute, Missouri was ranked #1 in the most anti-abortion bills in the United States, including the passage and recent VETO of HB 1307, which would triple the mandatory waiting period before women can access an abortion. Missouri has…



Thanks Again Governor Nixon!

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Planned Parenthood Applauds Governor Nixon’s Veto of Pregnancy Resource Center Tax Credit Bill Jefferson City, MO –  Governor Nixon vetoed HB 1132, a bill that included tax credits for contributions to Pregnancy Resource Centers (PRCs). Despite advertising themselves as legitimate sources of health care for women, PRCs refuse to provide or refer for the most…



Join the Dissent!

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Join the Dissent! The Supreme Court has issued a ruling that gives employers the power to deny women the new birth control benefits of the Affordable Care Act — allowing bosses to force their personal beliefs on employees. The five justices who ruled against women’s health today are out of step with most Americans —…



#StandwithMO

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  • Posted on July 11, 2014

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Planned Parenthood Applauds Governor Nixon’s Veto of Abortion Restriction Bill Women and Men Across Missouri called on Nixon to Veto Extreme Restrictions Jefferson City – Today, Governor Nixon vetoed an extreme bill that would triple the state’s existing mandatory waiting period for a woman seeking a safe and legal abortion, despite the fact that at…



What the ACA means to me

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Blog post via Jacqueline M. at Women Are Watching. When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed, I was a senior in college. I didn’t quite understand every facet of the bill (and not nearly as much as I do now, having been writing about it for the last week). But I did know one thing:…