Planned Parenthood to reopen Monday

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (MEDIA GENERAL) – Planned Parenthood is reopening its doors in Colorado Springs after tragedy shut them over three months ago.

Three people were killed November 27, when alleged gunman Robert Lewis Dear opened fire.

Monday, the Colorado Springs office will hold a reopening ceremony at 9 a.m.

The number of patients the clinic can treat will be limited for a few months, but the president said the organization wanted to follow through on its promise to reopen as soon as possible.

She added that there will be “robust security.”

Dear is charged with 179 counts, including murder, attempted murder and assault. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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