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Safe Sex Kits

The Green Alliance of Southwest Missouri teamed up with Planned Parenthood Wednesday night (1/24) to put together safe sex kits.

KZRG - Jan. 24, 2018

Roe v. Wade: The unintended consequences of abortion restrictions

Before 1973, when the Supreme Court legalized abortion in the landmark case of Roe v. Wade, the procedure was illegal in most states.

The Missouri Times - Jan. 22, 2018

Planned Parenthood offers STD testing and treatment

Planned Parenthood is prepared to care for those patients displaced by St. Charles County’s decision to stop offering STD testing and treatment at its county health facility.

St. Louis American - Dec. 20, 2017

Condoms will be handed out in St. Louis taverns Friday night for World AIDS Day

Volunteers from Planned Parenthood will be handing out condoms at St. Louis taverns Friday night, as part of World AIDS Day.

Belleville News Democrat - Dec. 1, 2017

Planned Parenthood to Make It Rain Condoms in St. Louis Tonight

Some seemingly counter-intuitive advice from your pals at RFT: Don't be alarmed if a stranger approaches you in a St. Louis bar and tries to give you a condom tonight.

The Riverfront Times - Dec. 1, 2017

Missourians can find health insurance enrollment assistance at Planned Parenthood

People in the Southwest Missouri area looking for health insurance may find help in a familiar place.

KOAM 7 - Oct. 31, 2017

Missouri regulators block access to medication abortion in Columbia, draw another lawsuit

Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has blocked expansion of medication abortion services in the state through regulations implementing Senate Bill 5, according to a suit filed by two Planned Parenthood affiliates.

The Missouri Times - Oct. 30 2017

LTE: Trump turns back the clock on reproductive freedom

While I applaud the 8th Circuit Court’s ruling allowing Planned Parenthood to expand abortion access and I am glad that pro-choice activists are continuing to help women prevent unintended pregnancies through better methods of birth control and improved sex education, President Donald Trump’s decision to roll back the birth control mandate does just the opposite.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Oct. 13, 2017

Trump Contraceptive Move Could Lead to More Abortions

The Trump administration's moves this week to cut back on free birth control and tighten abortion restrictions could add up to an unintended consequence, according to experts: Women may end up having more abortions.

NBC News - Oct. 8, 2017

Planned Parenthood Can Move Forward With Abortion Access Expansion

Last month, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley managed to halt the expansion of abortion access in the state by appealing to the U.S. Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit. Yesterday, however, the same court issued another one-sentence ruling on the matter — and this time the decision did not go Hawley's way.

Riverfront Times - Oct. 3, 2017

Planned Parenthood, in quest to offer abortions in Springfield, asks Supreme Court to help

Planned Parenthood on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule an order from a lower Missouri court as the organization forges ahead with plans to provide abortions in Springfield and Joplin.

Springfield News-Leader - Sept. 22, 2017

Planned Parenthood offers teen program for sexual health

Teens across the St. Louis area are advocating for comprehensive, evidence-based sex education through a program sponsored by Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri.

St. Louis American - Aug. 31, 2017

Op-Ed: Legislators need education on Planned Parenthood

One of the panel guests on This Week in Missouri Politics was Representative Diane Franklin, the chair of the (Missouri) House Children and Families Committee, and a legislator making decisions that impact the health and lives of Missouri women.

The Missouri Times - June 29, 2017

The last clinics

Seven states have only one remaining abortion clinic. We talked to the people keeping them open.

Vice News - May 23, 2017

Budget could gut family planning program for uninsured women

The federal government last week led a nationwide effort to raise awareness around issues of women’s health.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch - May 25, 2017