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Federal judge blocks Texas abortion law
Palm Beach Post

Federal judge blocks Texas abortion law

Palm Beach Post - September 1, 2017

U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel of Austin concluded that abortion providers established that, without a 14-day temporary restraining order, a Texas woman ...

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Ballot proposal draws concern from abortion-rights backers
Orlando Sentinel, Florida - October 20, 2017

Abortion-rights groups say the change would make it easier to restrict abortion because the courts have used Floridaâs broad privacy rights to stop laws aimed at limiting the procedure in recent years, including laws that have been upheld in other states

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Analysis: Rulings deepen fight over Arkansas abortion laws
Bradenton Herald, Florida - August 5, 2017

Federal courts have delivered mixed verdicts over Arkansas' abortion restrictions, with one ruling blocking four laws limiting the procedure and another letting new requirements for administering the abortion pill take effect.Together, they show that the that the ...

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Florida judge gives state more time to defend abortion waiting period
Palm Beach Post, Florida - July 19, 2017

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 ...

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Florida gets more time to make a case for 24-hour abortion waiting period
Miami Herald, Florida - July 19, 2017

Attorney General Pam Bondi's office has 60 more days to gather evidence and testimony to defend a mandatory 24-hour waiting period for abortions, which lawmakers enacted in 2015 but which has been blocked from taking effect amid a two-year legal battle ...

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Correction: Special Session-Abortion story
Bradenton Herald, Florida - July 7, 2017

In a story July 6 about abortion legislation in Missouri that includes a proposal to make it a misdemeanor offense for abortion clinic staff to ask ambulances to respond to calls without sirens or lights, The Associated Press reported erroneously that violators ...

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U.S. abortion rate fell 25 percent from 2008 to 2014; one in ...

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