Judge Temporarily Protects Abortion Access At Missouri Clinic

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Missouri will continue to have legal access to abortion, for now. A St. Louis Circuit Court judge on Monday granted Planned Parenthood a preliminary injunction that effectively keeps its license to operate a St. Louis abortion clinic open for at least 10 more days. Judge Michael Stelzer ordered the state Department of Health and Senior Services to decide whether to renew Planned Parenthood's annual license by June 21, when attorneys representing the organization and the state appear in court again. The judge's decision means Missouri's only abortion provider will continue operating while he weighs Planned Parenthood's objections to the way state health officials have handled the organization's request for a new license. Planned Parenthood officials...

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Judge Temporarily Protects Abortion Access At Missouri Clinic

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