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Florida judge gives state more time to defend abortion waiting period


Florida judge gives state more time to defend abortion waiting period
Palm Beach Post

Lawyers for Gainesville Woman Care — an abortion clinic that filed the lawsuit along with the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, the Center for Reproductive Rights and others — have asked Lewis to permanently strike down the law, which has been on hold for more than a year.They argue that the law is an unconstitutional violation of the right to privacy in Florida.A Leon County circuit judge issued a temporary injunction blocking the law from being implemented in 2015, but the 1st District Court of Appeal overturned that decision in early 2016.The appeals court pointed to a lack of evidence to support the temporary injunction, but the Supreme Court issued a stay temporarily blocking the law while it considered the matter.

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