Feb 172017
 
 February 17, 2017  Court, Featured News, Healthcare

Steve Almasy reports:

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday that a state law requiring a 24-hour waiting period before a woman gets an abortion is likely unconstitutional.

The court, with a 4-2 ruling, “quashed” a ruling by a district appeals court on the state’s Mandatory Delay Law that permitted the waiting period. In doing so it kept in place a temporary injunction that blocks enforcement of the law.
“Through the Mandatory Delay Law, the state impermissibly interferes with women’s fundamental right of privacy,” the majority said in the 59-page ruling.
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