TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — A Florida court will hear a case challenging a state law that requires women wanting an abortion to wait at least 24 hours before getting the procedure done.READ MORE: Harvest Moon Right Before Fall Season Starts, Are King Tides Possible?
A state court barred enforcement of the law June 30th, a day before it was set to go into effect. Tuesday’s hearing is the state’s appeal.READ MORE: Miami International Airport Tops Country For Highest Number Of TSA Employees To Have Gotten COVID
The ACLU filed a lawsuit last June on behalf of a Gainesville-based reproductive health care provider and Medical Students for Choice.
Gov. Rick Scott signed the Informed Patient Consent bill into law after it passed the Senate and House last year. The law allows a physician to perform an abortion in less than 24 hours if the woman is a victim of rape, incest, domestic violence or human trafficking.MORE NEWS: The Miami Beach 2021 Hispanic Heritage Month Awards Go To...
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