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Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri on Lawsuit Against Center for Medical Progress

Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri on Lawsuit Against Center for Medical Progress
Jan. 14, 2016 • Oklahoma

Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri Reacts to Governor Brownback’s State of the State Address

Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri Reacts to Governor Brownback’s State of the State Address
Jan. 7, 2016 • Oklahoma

Federal Judge Blocks Missouri Department of Health From Revoking Planned Parenthood’s Abortion License in Columbia

Federal Judge Blocks Missouri Department of Health From Revoking Planned Parenthood’s Abortion License in Columbia
Dec. 28, 2015 • Oklahoma

Judge Hears Arguments Regarding Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri’s License in Columbia

Kansas City – The U.S. District Court of Western Missouri considered arguments today relating to Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri’s license to provide abortions at its Columbia Health Center. Judge Nanette Laughrey is considering whether to issue a preliminary injunction which would stop Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services from revoking PPKM’s license while the health care provider searches for a qualified doctor with appropriate hospital privileges mandated by the state.
Dec. 18, 2015 • Oklahoma

Planned Parenthood of Kansas & Mid-­‐Missouri Addresses Kansas Court of Appeals Hearing on Senate Bill 95

Planned Parenthood of Kansas & Mid-Missouri Addresses Kansas Court of Appeals Hearing on Senate Bill 95 Topeka – All 14 members of the Kansas Court of Appeals today heard a challenge to Senate Bill 95 which would have banned second trimester abortions by Dilation and Evacuation (D and E). Doctors Hodes and Nauser of Overland Park, Kansas and Center For Reproductive Rights asked the higher court to continue to block enforcement of the medically dangerous law.
Dec. 9, 2015 • Oklahoma

Federal Judge Orders the Missouri Department of Health to Maintain Planned Parenthood’s License in Columbia

Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri celebrated U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey’s ruling today, which issued a temporary restraining order stopping the Department of Health and Senior Services from immediately revoking PPKM’s license to perform abortions at its Columbia health center.
Dec. 2, 2015 • Oklahoma

Mizzou Interim Chancellor Hank Foley’s Actions Leave Mid-­Missouri Women Without Access to Abortion

Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri is dismayed by University of Missouri Interim Chancellor Hank Foley’s decision to support the cancellation of Dr. Colleen McNicholas’ “refer and follow” privileges with MU Health Care. His actions leave thousands of Mid-Missouri women without access to safe, legal abortion.
Nov. 30, 2015 • Oklahoma

Planned Parenthood of Kansas & Mid‐Missouri Filed Suit Against Missouri Department of Health

Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri has filed a lawsuit against Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services after its Acting Director, Peter Lyskowski, announced he would revoke PPKM’s license to perform abortion services by close of business Monday, November 30, 2015, if PPKM does not have a physician with privileges. The lawsuit shows DHSS did not give PPKM’s physician, Dr. Colleen McNicholas, sufficient time to seek alternative privileges needed to continue work at the Columbia health center, or give PPKM enough time to locate another physician.
Nov. 30, 2015 • Oklahoma

Planned Parenthood of Kansas & Mid-Missouri Statement on Colorado Situation

Planned Parenthood of Kansas & Mid-Missouri Statement on Colorado Situation
Nov. 27, 2015 • Oklahoma