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Tue May 28, 2019, 11:09 AM

Missouri Could Soon Become First State Without A Clinic That Performs Abortions

Missouri is within days of losing its last remaining health center that provides abortions. Unless a court intervenes, it will become the first state in the nation without such a clinic.

Planned Parenthood officials say they are filing a lawsuit in state court Tuesday, asking for a restraining order to prevent its St. Louis clinic from being forced to stop offering the procedure after a state license expires on Friday.

Planned Parenthood officials say they've been unable to reach an agreement with officials at the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, who want to require several doctors who perform abortions at the health center to submit to questioning as a condition of renewing the license.

"This means that more than 1.1 million women of reproductive age in Missouri will live in a state where they cannot receive the health care they need," Planned Parenthood President, Dr. Leana Wen, said in a statement to NPR. "This is a world we haven't seen in nearly half a century."

https://www.npr.org/2019/05/28/727323584/missouri-could-soon-become-first-state-without-a-clinic-that-performs-abortions?

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Tue May 28, 2019, 04:13 PM

1. Unbelievable...what century are we living in?

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