A federal judge issued a sharply worded order blocking the country’s most restrictive abortion law yet.
In a filing submitted to the court last week, attorneys for two clinics in the state asked a federal judge to make the temporary order blocking enforcement of the state’s 12-week ban permanent.
An order blocking enforcement of Wisconsin’s latest anti-abortion law will remain in place while the court considers blocking it permanently.
On Monday, a judge issued a permanent injunction against a 2011 law that would have regulated medication abortion out of existence in the state.
George Zimmerman is acquitted in the murder of teenager Trayvon Martin and state lawmakers go to extraordinary measures to thwart the democratic process and pass the most restrictive abortion laws yet.
Anti-abortion lawmakers in Wisconsin rush through an admitting privileges law and advocates immediate sue to block it.
On Thursday the Supreme Court signaled it was ready to consider more restrictions on abortion rights.
Wendy Davis and SB 5′s opponents know: The legal right to an abortion means nothing to the person who can’t get to a clinic, the person who can’t speak the language spoken in a clinic, the person who doesn’t have enough money to pay for an abortion, and the person who doesn’t have the required documentation.
Wendy Davis wouldn’t have won re-election if she hadn’t challenged GOP gerrymandering under the section of the VRA that was gutted by the Supreme Court this week.
Last week the Roberts Court gave us mostly bad news, while advocates at the state level are pushing back against TRAP laws.