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Federal Court Blocks Mississippi Admitting Privileges Law

In a harshly worded opinion, a federal judge ruled Friday that the state’s admitting privileges law is likely unconstitutional.

A federal court finds that the state of Mississippi can’t enforce the provision of its TRAP law that mandates all doctors performing abortions have hospital admitting privileges.

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CRR Files Motion To Protect Abortion Access In Mississippi After Hospitals Refuse Licenses to Providers

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Lawyers are back in federal court challenging Mississippi’s law that requires all abortion providers also have hospital privileges after hospitals refuse to grant those privileges.

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Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement of Kansas TRAP Law

Late yesterday, U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguia temporarily blocked the state of Kansas from enforcing new regulations created under the guise of “protecting women,” but in fact aimed at shutting clinics and medical offices providing abortion care.

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Stealth Amendment by Virginia Lawmakers Could Eliminate Access to First Trimester Abortions in State

A stealth amendment to a bill passed with the help of anti-choice Democrats in Virginia would require that all first trimester procedures be performed in hospitals, and all clinics and facilities providing first trimester abortions to “become hospitals.” If passed, it will effectively eliminate access to safe abortions in clinics.

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