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Press Releases

All press releases from Planned Parenthood St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri. Please use the search bar to find a specific release.

Planned Parenthood’s Dr. Colleen McNicholas Named Finalist for European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought

McNicholas is nominated alongside abortion advocates from El Salvador and Poland

Oct. 17, 2023 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Responds to Court Allowing Missouri’s Dangerous Gender-Affirming Care Ban to Take Effect

The law effectively bans gender-affirming care for minors and some adults 

Aug. 25, 2023 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Responds to Governor Parson Signing Ban on Gender-Affirming Care

Just like with abortion bans, the governor had an opportunity to follow the science and the data but instead, he continues to lead with hate and disinformation

June 7, 2023 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Responds to Missouri Legislature’s Transphobic Ban on Care

This anti-science ideological crusade is straight out of the anti-abortion playbook — sham investigations, character assassination hit pieces, and inflammatory disinformation to impose cruel and insurmountable bans on lifesaving care and continue legislating our freedoms out of existence.

May 10, 2023 • Missouri

Missouri Legislature “Defunds” Planned Parenthood Again, Despite Courts Ruling Such Action Unconstitutional

Missouri is the fourth state to violate federal Medicaid law by blocking Planned Parenthood from the program

May 5, 2023 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Response to Court Temporarily Blocking Attorney General Bailey’s Dangerous Ban on Gender-Affirming Care

Planned Parenthood remains optimistic that the court will permanently strike down this harmful ban

May 1, 2023 • Missouri

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