Abortion Rights Group Asks Supreme Court to Strike Louisiana Admitting Privileges Law

April 18, 2019

(ABC News) – Abortion rights advocates have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to summarily strike down a controversial Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital.
The court in February, by a 5-4 vote, temporarily put the law on hold – hours before it was set to take effect — pending an expected appeal from the Center for Reproductive Rights, which is representing a Louisiana abortion clinic and two physicians.

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