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Federal judge blocks Texas abortion law

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].