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For Immediate Release

Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio Region today issued the following statement from Jerry Lawson, CEO, on the developing situation at a Planned Parenthood health center in Colorado Springs, Colorado:

"Our top priority is the safety of our patients and staff. The situation in Colorado is tragic, and our hearts go out to everyone involved. Here in Ohio and across the country, Planned Parenthood has strong security measures in place, works closely with law enforcement agencies, and has a very strong safety record.  Our health centers across Southwest Ohio are open and seeing patients today under normal operating hours. For more on our services, hours and locations, go to ppswo.org.

"We don't yet know the full circumstances and motives behind this criminal action. However, we will never back away from providing care in a safe, supportive environment that millions of people rely on and trust."


Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio Region


December 01, 2015