The legislative session begins on January 7, 2015, but legislators in the House and Senate have already filed over a half dozen anti-women’s health bills.
Read PPMO’s latest 2015 pre-filed bill summary.
Time and again we hear from legislators, “My constituents just don’t care about reproductive health issues.” But we know they are misinformed. Thousands of Missourians across our state care deeply about reproductive health issues – from access to affordable birth control and medically accurate sex education to life-saving cancer screenings and safe, legal abortion.
Inaction by the Legislature’s Leadership has already cost us two years of federally funded coverage under the Affordable Care Act. However, if Missouri’s Medicaid Program were extended in the next session, it will still be at no cost to the state of Missouri for the next year, and minimal cost after that.
Planned Parenthood can help you understand what the new law means for you, what to look for in a health insurance plan, and how to enroll.