ICYMI: John Oliver and KCUR Must Sees

Midtown KC Planned Parenthood health center

Some big clips coming your way thanks to John Oliver and KCUR public radio. 

First up, Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri announced it is expanding health care services across its affiliate! Three key new services will be rolling out in the coming weeks – transgender care, peri/post menopausal care and Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) services.  KCUR did a wonderful job helping PPKM announce this expansion and to dispel myths about Planned Parenthood’s business model – mainly that PPKM doesn’t accept insurance. PPKM does and is excited to be able to offer health care to more people in more areas. Read more.

John Oliver Last Week Tonight

Next, John Oliver, comedian and host of Last Week Tonight on HBO presented a clever and accurate explanation of next week’s landmark Supreme Court case regarding Targeted Regulations of Abortion Providers (TRAP) laws. The segment featured Kansas Senator Mary Pilcher-Cook, the infamous lawmaker who had a live ultrasound performed in her committee. Legal cases are never easy to follow so watch this John Oliver bit for a quick and accurate rundown on what Missouri has faced and what’s at stake in Washington D.C. next week. Watch Now.