The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has told Planned Parenthood officials it will not renew the facility’s license expiring May 31 unless the clinic makes changes to comply with various state health regulations.
The U.S. Supreme Court April 1 decided against hearing an appeal by pro-life activist David Daleiden, founder of the Center for Medical Progress, of a lower court’s decision not to dismiss a Planned Parenthood civil suit against him over undercover videos filmed in 2015.
The Trump administration Feb. 22 finalized its “Protect Life Rule” preventing funds appropriated under the Title X Family Planning Program from being used in services that include abortion as a method of family planning or that make abortion referrals.
The Supreme Court’s decision May 29 not to hear a case against an Arkansas abortion law, thus letting the state’s restrictions on abortion-inducing drugs stand, will have broad impact, say those on both sides of the issue.
On Jan. 18, the day before the March for Life, Yoi Reyes who was raped and forced to have an abortion, joined more than 200 people outside of Planned Parenthood’s headquarters in Washington to show real-life examples of abortion.