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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 Applauds Monumental Pro-Abortion Bill to Protect Patients & Providers

“We commend the General Assembly’s urgency and leadership to listen to providers and advocates and act on the public health crisis unfolding in this post-Roe era."

Jan. 10, 2023 • Illinois

Planned Parenthood Educator Named One of Time Magazine's Innovative Teachers

Willow Rosen (they/them) recognized for their gender-expansive sex education curriculum 

June 8, 2022 • Missouri

Missouri Legislature “Defunds” Planned Parenthood Again, Weeks Before Abortion Will Likely Be Banned

This budget bill will block Medicaid reimbursements to cover the cost of preventive care at Planned Parenthood health centers.

May 6, 2022 • Missouri

MacKenzie Scott Makes Historic Investment In Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri

Ms. Scott’s $9 million gift recognizes PPSLRSWMO’s unique role in transforming access to sexual and reproductive health care in the region.

March 23, 2022 • Illinois, Missouri

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