planned parenthood http://kbia.org en Planned Parenthood announces CEO's retirement http://kbia.org/post/planned-parenthood-announces-ceos-retirement <p>Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri announced the retirement of current president and CEO, Peter Brownlie, this week. Brownlie spent 15 years advocating for women's health care rights. He said he will retire from the organization in the Spring of 2014. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:32:02 +0000 Caitlyn Gallip 43470 at http://kbia.org Planned Parenthood announces CEO's retirement 40,000 sign Planned Parenthood petition on Akin http://kbia.org/post/40000-sign-planned-parenthood-petition-akin <p>Supporters of Planned Parenthood have delivered petitions with 40,000 signatures to the office Republican Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, expressing anger and outrage over comments he made about rape.</p><p>About a dozen advocates and supporters of Planned Parenthood gathered at Akin's district congressional office in suburban St. Louis on Wednesday to deliver the petitions. Akin aide Steve Taylor collected them and invited five of the protesters in for a face-to-face meeting.</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 13:10:54 +0000 Associated Press 20288 at http://kbia.org 40,000 sign Planned Parenthood petition on Akin Newscast for August 24, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-24-2012 <p>Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Akin holds sudden press conference, says he's still in the race</li><li>Schweich releases letter to Gov. Nixon on Maplewood fee office</li><li>Planned Parenthood bus holds rally in Columbia</li></ul> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 23:22:37 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 20001 at http://kbia.org Planned Parenthood bus holds rally in Columbia http://kbia.org/post/planned-parenthood-bus-holds-rally-columbia <p>A crowd of 120 supporters greeted the Planned Parenthood Action Fund’s “Women are Watching” bus tour as it rolled into Columbia Thursday evening. The Action Fund has been holding rallies across the country to energize voters in support of candidates who back Planned Parenthood health centers. Fri, 24 Aug 2012 23:08:59 +0000 Kelsey Kupferer 20000 at http://kbia.org Planned Parenthood bus holds rally in Columbia