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Federal judge blocks Texas abortion law

Posted By Sharon McCloskey On October 28, 2013 @ 3:44 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel  today struck down provisions of abortion restrictions [1]enacted in Texas this summer, finding that the requirement that doctors have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the abortion clinic unreasonably restrict a woman’s legal right to an abortion.

The full decision in the case, Planned Parenthood v. Abbott, is here [2].



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[1] struck down provisions of abortion restrictions : http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57609604/judge-expected-to-rule-on-controversial-texas-abortion-law/?tag=socsh

[2] here: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Texas-abortion-district-court-decision.pdf

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