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Monday, August 11, 2014

Among TRAP Laws, Admitting Privileges Requirements Prove Especially Potent Weapon

The Washington Post: Admitting-privileges laws have created high hurdle for abortion providers to clear, by Sandhya Somashekhar:

Among the raft of abortion restrictions passed by states in the past few years, one did not initially gain much notice — a requirement that doctors performing abortions obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital.

But the measure, which 11 states have passed in some form, has proved an especially high hurdle for abortion providers to clear and a potent tool for antiabortion activists seeking to shut down abortion clinics. . . .

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2014/08/among-trap-laws-admitting-privileges-requirements-prove-especially-potent-weapon.html

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