Although a U.S. district court judge dismissed Planned Parenthood Great Plains’ case against the state of Missouri on Tuesday, the door remains open for the organization to have another day in court.
The ruling, one of the options sought by Planned Parenthood, cited a case, which may go before the U.S. Supreme Court, that questions whether abortion clinics can be required to retain physicians with admitting privileges to local hospitals.
The issue is similar to the one being challenged in Missouri.
The Planned Parenthood Great Plains case was dismissed without prejudice, meaning that the organization would be able to refile in the future.
To read more, visit our partners at the Columbia Missourian.