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BREAKING: U.S. Supreme Court Just Overturned Roe v. Wade

Nearly half of the people of reproductive age in the United States live in a state poised to ban abortion 

June 24, 2022 • Illinois, Missouri

Planned Parenthood Opens Regional Logistics Center on the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

In partnership with Hope Clinic for Women, Planned Parenthood opens a first-of-its-kind center to help ease logistical burdens for patients

Jan. 24, 2022 • Illinois

BREAKING: Texas Abortion Ban Takes Effect, Potentially Impacting Providers in the St. Louis Region

Today, at midnight, Texas’s Senate Bill 8 (SB 8) — a six-week abortion ban — took effect. The law is the country’s first six-week abortion ban to be enforced, triggering a devastating domino effect on abortion access in the Midwest.

Sept. 1, 2021 • Illinois


Abortion remains safe and legal in all 50 states, including for the 1.1 million women of reproductive age in the state of Missouri.

June 9, 2021 • Missouri

Statement regarding Supreme Court's decision to hear direct challenge to Roe v. Wade

“Missourians have long felt this looming reality — the right to access abortion hanging on by a thread, and in states like Missouri and Mississippi, by one lone abortion clinic. That thread could soon unravel with the Supreme Court taking up a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade."

May 17, 2021 • Missouri

Statement regarding Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Director, Randall Williams’, resignation

"We’re disappointed it took this long, but we feel vindicated for every Missourian whose life was made harder because of Williams’ failure as a public health leader.”

April 20, 2021 • Missouri

Planned Parenthood Reacts to Economic Impact Report of Missouri’s Omnibus Abortion Ban

“Today’s report confirms what we’ve long known — abortion bans are most harmful to the same people who have kept our economy going amidst a global pandemic. These bans fall hardest on women, people of color, parents, and people with low incomes."

March 30, 2021 • Missouri