Tag: Laura McQuade

Abortion fight enters new chapter in Missouri after Whole Woman’s Health decision

Missouri laws requiring ambulatory surgical center rules and admitting privileges for providers in jeopardy COLUMBIA, Mo. – Just hours after lawyers for Planned Parenthood asked a federal judge for an injunction on two Missouri abortion laws Monday, anti-abortion activists across the state promised supporters and members of the media that […]

SCOTUS decision on abortion could affect Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missourians are reacting to perhaps the most impactful Supreme Court decision on abortion since Casey v. Planned Parenthood. The nation’s highest court struck down two provisions of a Texas state law that they believe placed undue burden on a woman’s right to an abortion as decreed under Roe v. […]

Judge rules in favor of Planned Parenthood in license revocation case

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Abortions can once again be practiced at the Columbia Planned Parenthood affiliate due to a ruling from a federal judge. U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey has sided with Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri (PPKM) in their case for a permanent injunction against Missouri’s Department of Health […]

DHSS blocked from revoking Planned Parenthood abortion license

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has been forbidden from revoking the abortion license of the Columbia Planned Parenthood clinic. In a decision Monday, U.S. District Judge Janette Laughery determined that the Planned Parenthood clinic was treated unfairly for the type of services it provides. […]

Planned Parenthood supporters look to turn the tide of the national conversation

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Protest signs floated like flat ships on a sea of pink as guest speakers shouted into a microphone that recent attempts by the University of Missouri to distance itself from Planned Parenthood would not stand. No one was more vocal than Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri’s […]

Planned Parenthood expands abortion services in Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri will soon have more than one facility that provides abortion services, Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri announced as calls from Republican lawmakers grow to investigate the reproductive healthcare provider. Beginning on August 1, the Planned Parenthood facility in Columbia will resume providing pharmaceutically induced abortions […]