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Editorial: Florida Supreme Court should keep abortion restriction on hold


Editorial: Florida Supreme Court should keep abortion restriction on hold
Tampabay.com (blog)

The Florida Supreme Court is weighing whether to allow a state law to take effect that requires women to wait 24 hours before obtaining an abortion. Passed in 2015, the law is an end run around reproductive choice that is unlikely to hold up under Florida's strong right-to-privacy protections in the state Constitution. But because a lawsuit challenging the law's constitutionality is likely to take years, it's critical that the court uphold an injunction and not add to the burden of women facing this difficult decision by allowing the law to take effect while the legal fight plays on.Related News/ArchiveEditorial: New abortion restrictions should not stand7 Months AgoEditorial: Supreme Court protects abortion rights4 Months AgoEditorial: Florida Supreme Court should change death sentences to life in prison6 Months AgoThe legislation, which passed along party lines with heavy Republican support, would force women to make at least two trips to the doctor, have a face-to-face conversation giving informed consent and then wait at least 24 hours before having the procedure.

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