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Roberts Joins Liberals To Strike Down Louisiana Abortion Law

The Supreme Court barred enforcement of a Louisiana law called the Unsafe Abortion Protection Act on a five to four vote Thursday night. Chief Justice joined the high court’s liberal bloc to prohibit the law’s implementation, while Justice Brett Kavanaugh led the conservatives in dissent. The act was scheduled to take effect on Friday. The Louisiana measure provides that physicians who ...

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The Supreme Court Gave Itself One Week To Decide On Louisiana Abortion Law

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The Supreme Court will delay its decision as to whether a Louisiana abortion law can take effect. The Louisiana measure — which was scheduled to take effect Monday — requires that physicians conducting abortions have admitting privileges at a local hospital. In a short order issued Friday night, Justice Samuel Alito said the Court would block implementation of Louisiana’s law until ...

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Emergency Abortion Case Will Put The Supreme Court’s Conservatives To The Test

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The Supreme Court is weighing an emergency petition from Louisiana that could mark the beginning of major changes to abortion jurisprudence. The application asks the justices to block implementation of a state law called Act 620 that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. Pro-choice litigators say that measure is exactly the same as a Texas ...

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