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Planned Parenthood Affiliates in Missouri Seek Immediate Protection for 1.2 Million Missourians

Missouri – Today, Comprehensive Health of Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP) and Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region (PPSLR) asked a federal district judge to grant protection for 1.2 million Missourians by blocking two unconstitutional, medically unnecessary abortion restrictions that have prevented patients from accessing abortion.
Dec. 12, 2016 • Oklahoma

Missouri Planned Parenthood Affiliates File Lawsuit Challenging State’s Abortion Restrictions

MISSOURI – Comprehensive Health of Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP) and Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region (PPSLR) today filed a federal lawsuit challenging two of Missouri’s medically unnecessary restrictions on abortion. These restrictions — hospital admitting privileges and ambulatory surgical center (ASC) requirements — have reduced abortion access in Missouri to just one operating licensed health center offering safe, legal abortion, forcing countless patients to drive hundreds of miles for health care.
Nov. 30, 2016 • Oklahoma

PPGP Remembers Suzie Allen

Overland Park – Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP) is deeply saddened by the sudden passing of long-time supporter and passionate reproductive health and rights advocate, Suzie Allen.
Sept. 19, 2016 • Oklahoma

Planned Parenthood Great Plains Expands Into Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma

Press release on the Planned Parenthood Great Plains expansion into Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma.
Sept. 9, 2016 • Oklahoma

In The News

Roe under threat: One doctor's journey to provide abortion care

Dec. 1, 2021

Iman Alsaden, the medical director of Planned Parenthood of Great Plains, travels hundreds of miles across state lines every month to provide abortion care at clinics in the Midwest.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Great Plains

‘75% Of My Patients Are From Texas’: A Day In The Life Of An Oklahoma Abortion Provider

Nov. 10, 2021 • Huffpost

Since Texas banned abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, Dr. Joshua Yap has seen an influx of sometimes desperate patients at his Tulsa clinic.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Great Plains