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Florida Supreme Court Halts Law Requiring Abortion Waiting Period

HeadlineFeb 17, 2017
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In Florida, the state’s Supreme Court blocked a law Thursday requiring a woman seeking an abortion to wait at least 24 hours after first meeting with her doctor. The American Civil Liberties Union hailed the ruling, saying in a statement, “Politicians have no business interfering with a woman’s private health care decisions, including the decision to have an abortion.”

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