Tag: planned parenthood

MRL: Activist, Pro-abortion Court Opens Doors of Abortion Clinics in Missouri

  The Following Statement is from Steve Rupp, MRL President: Missouri Right to Life and pro-life Missourians across the State of Missouri are appalled at the recent ruling of the court that removed common sense health and safety laws. In addition, Planned Parenthood has now filed suit against one provision […]

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue state over latest abortion law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Planned Parenthood affiliates and the American Civil Liberties Union are filing a lawsuit over the new abortion restrictions passed during an extraordinary session. SB 5, passed by the Republican-led Missouri Legislature this past summer, would put a new set of requirements that women and doctors would […]

Legal victory paves the way for three abortion clinics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Four judges in the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit denied a request Monday afternoon that would have prevented Planned Parenthood from opening health clinics in Springfield, Joplin, and Columbia. The court’s decision affirms an earlier injunction which allows the facilities to pursue licenses after […]

Planned Parenthood expansion efforts face opposition after court ruling

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Following an injunction made by Judge Howard Sachs of the U.S. District Court, a Planned Parenthood clinic in Kansas City will be able to provide abortion services beginning on September 18. Sachs’ decision comes after the U.S. Supreme Court found similar laws in Texas – which […]

Pro-life group contests Bubble Zone laws in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill. – The pro-life movement is seeking to dismantle protections for people seeking abortions by challenging the constitutionality of Buffer and Bubble Zone Laws. These laws specify that within a determined radius of a health care facility, protesters cannot be within 8 feet of individuals seeking abortions. On Monday, […]

Planned Parenthood STL CEO talks abortion access, special session on TWMP

ST. LOUIS – Mary Kogut, the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood St. Louis, visited the set of This Week in Missouri Politics to discuss Gov. Eric Greitens’ special session to institute new abortion regulations in the state of Missouri. The St. Louis leader of the abortion access advocacy group […]

Grietens, Planned Parenthood host opposing rallies to bolster support for special session

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – Two rallies at the Missouri Capitol exemplified the stark divide in the state of Missouri on abortion rights. One rally, led by Planned Parenthood and abortion access advocates, decried the continued call for more abortion regulations in one of the most restrictive states for the practice […]

Anti-abortion lawmaker Moon beheads chicken ahead of special session

Pulls out chicken’s heart to “get to the heart of the matter” ASH GROVE, Mo. – Rep. Mike Moon evidently does not believe Gov. Eric Greitens’ calls for an extraordinary session goes far enough to end abortion. And to prove it, he killed and dressed a chicken and posted a […]

Senate hears anti-abortion legislation; Onder urges more regulation on clinics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Senate Seniors, Families and Children Committee heard testimony from abortion-choice advocates and anti-abortion groups on Wednesday regarding five bills aimed at restricting the practice in the state. The slate of anti-abortion legislation offered by Republican lawmakers would, among other things, prohibit abortions performed on basis […]