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Trial Begins in Challenge to Wisconsin Admitting Privileges Law

A federal court will hear evidence and arguments on the constitutionality of an anti-choice restriction that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

A federal court will hear evidence and arguments on the constitutionality of an anti-choice restriction that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

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Federal Appeals Court Hears Arguments in Wisconsin Admitting Privileges Challenge

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of a Wisconsin law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of a Wisconsin law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

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Wisconsin Democrat Launches Quixotic Effort to Overturn Forced Ultrasound Law

Absent from the regulations was the requirement included in the original legislation that prohibited a physician from performing an abortion if a fetal heartbeat was detected and if the fetus was at least 12 weeks’ gestation.

State Rep. Chris Taylor told a local paper that she knows her effort is likely to fail, but she said it’s necessary to “stand up for women” against “very extreme” legislation.

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Wisconsin Right to Life Claims Anti-Choice Legislation Supported by ‘Tons’ of Unnamed Doctors

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According to the anti-choice action group, “tons of doctors” approve of the new anti-choice bills mandating how physicians interact with patients. But national and state physicians’ groups are not on board.

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