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

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

MO Supreme Court Upholds Medicaid Expansion

“Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri is relieved for the hundreds of thousands of people who have been waiting for the health care Missourians voted to expand. We celebrate this state Supreme Court decision with all Missourians who have been fighting to protect and expand access to health care."

July 22, 2021 • Missouri

Statement regarding the end of the 2021 Missouri Legislative session

"This isn’t the first time, nor will it be the last, that Gov. Parson risks the lives of countless Missourians in a twisted game of politics."

May 14, 2021 • Missouri

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