Legislation to Defund Planned Parenthood Advances to Governor’s Desk

The Missouri House of Representatives gave final approval to House Bill 2634 which seeks to defund Planned Parenthood. Representative Cheri Toalson Reisch of Hallsville supports the bill.

Abortions are illegal in Missouri, except in medical emergencies. Opponents of the bill have voiced concerns over health care needs. Toalson Reisch downplays these concerns.

The bill was approved along party lines. It still requires Governor Mike Parson’s signature