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Monday, August 4, 2014

Federal District Judge Declares Alabama TRAP Law Unconstitutional

The Washington Post:  Federal judge: Alabama can’t enforce its new abortion law, by Amy Ohlheiser:

A federal judge has told the state of Alabama that it can’t enforce a new law requiring doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges in nearby hospitals U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson said in his decision Monday that the challenged portion of Alabama’s 2013 abortion law places an undue burden on women in the state, as the Alabama Media Group reported. . . . 

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The decision is available here.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2014/08/federal-district-judge-declares-alabama-trap-law-unconstitutional.html

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