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Planned Parenthood to Launch RV Clinic Along Illinois Borders

Oct. 3, 2022, 9:12 PM

Planned Parenthood is launching a mobile clinic that will operate in Illinois and travel along the borders of states where abortions have been restricted or banned.

The clinic, operating out of an RV, will provide consultations for those considering the procedure as well as abortion pills for patients who are still within the first 11 weeks of pregnancy, Planned Parenthood said in a statement on Monday. Abortion is legal in Illinois, but has been banned in the bordering states of Kentucky and Missouri, with restrictions in other neighboring areas.

That has made Illinois an abortion refuge in the US heartland, with the state seeing ...