6/30/11: Abortion Clinic Sues State While Facing Criminal Charges

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At the same time Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri was filing suit against the state of Kansas to restore 330,000 dollars in funding that had been re-allocated to reputable health care centers, the organization was facing 107 criminal charges – including 23 felonies – related to illegal late-term abortions and the manufacturing of evidence to cover up the crimes.

Questions have been raised as to whether Planned Parenthood will be able to continue doing abortions legally after July 1. Spokespersons for Planned Parenthood told reporters that the abortion clinic passed a recent inspection that provides minimum health and safety standards for abortion clinics. However, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment has been mum on whether or not it has qualified to receive a license.