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Oct 4, 2019 - 09:30 am .- The Supreme Court will consider an abortion case this term after it announced on Friday that it will hear a challenge to Louisiana’s abortion law.
Oct 2, 2019 - 05:29 pm .- Planned Parenthood announced Wednesday the opening of an 18,000 square foot, $7 million “mega” abortion clinic in southern Illinois, just a dozen miles from Missouri’s last remaining Planned Parenthood clinic.
Oct 1, 2019 - 10:00 am .- The Department of Health and Human Services announced on Monday that is allocating $33.6 million in Title X funding previously earmarked for Planned Parenthood and other entities that have withdrawn from the program.
Sep 18, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- The report from the Guttmacher Institute, the research arm of Planned Parenthood, found that the total number of abortions fell by 196,000 over the past six years.
Sep 16, 2019 - 03:59 pm .- Dr. Leana Wen, the former president of Planned Parenthood whom the board fired in July amid a dispute over the group’s mission, is reportedly still locked in a contract disagreement with the board over the terms of her exit.
Sep 11, 2019 - 12:21 am .- In response to new federal and state regulations restricting funding of abortion clinics, Planned Parenthood announced Monday that two of its clinics in Ohio will close this month.
Sep 6, 2019 - 12:04 am .- After several months of new pro-life legislation aimed at restricting abortion or defunding Planned Parenthood, the organization’s national branch has announced the expansion of its telemedicine program to all 50 states by next year.
Aug 30, 2019 - 05:00 pm .- A Missouri decision this week calls into question whether any legislation is possible on abortion in the first two trimesters of pregnancy, and whether a new Supreme Court decision on the issue is now inevitable.
Aug 27, 2019 - 01:05 pm .- Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life, called the signers “wildly out of touch” with the views of most Americans.
Aug 27, 2019 - 07:00 am .- Planned Parenthood’s decision to forgo tens of millions of dollars per year in Title X grants simply reinforces its commitment to abortion, say those familiar with the organization’s operations.
Aug 19, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- The decision took effect Monday, as the deadline passed for compliance with the new program rules.
Aug 19, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Former clinic director Mayra Rodriguez claimed she was unfairly dismissed after raising concerns about ethical and legal breaches at abortion facilities run by the group.
Aug 19, 2019 - 03:24 pm .- Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin’s administration has reportedly denied a Planned Parenthood clinic in downtown Louisville its license to perform abortions, doing so for the second time.
Aug 16, 2019 - 10:15 am .- The decision is set to take effect Aug. 19, the date by which funding recipients are required to make a “good faith” undertaking to comply with a new rule barring the referral of clients for abortion services.
Jul 31, 2019 - 11:01 am .- Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a joint lawsuit July 30 in the US District Court for the Western District of Missouri Central Division in opposition to state laws regulating abortion, which are set to come into force Aug. 28.
Jul 22, 2019 - 02:01 pm .- The Department of Health and Human Services has reportedly delayed enforcement of the new Protect Life Rule, which bars public money from taxpayer-funded clinics that refer patients for abortions.
Jul 19, 2019 - 04:08 pm .- Illinois will provide state funding to abortion clinics and clinics that refer for abortions in the light of new changes to Title X rules, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Thursday.
Jul 19, 2019 - 12:31 am .- As a new regulation takes effect, barring Title X recipients from making abortion referrals, Planned Parenthood has reportedly decided to forego the federal funds in order to continue directing women to abortion.
Jul 16, 2019 - 03:52 pm .- Citing disagreements with board leaders over whether Planned Parenthood should focus on health care or abortion advocacy, the organization’s president has been forced out.
Jul 15, 2019 - 05:56 pm .- The Trump administration announced Monday evening that parts of the Protect Life Rule, which prohibits recipients of Title X family planning funds to refer or provide abortion services, will go into effect immediately.