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: Boynton Beach Man Arrested After Remains Of Missing Woman Found In His Backyard
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-Dade PD Arrests 19-Year-Old Wanted For Deadly Triple Shooting
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: Two Very Different Tales At Two Different Federal COVID Vaccine Sites
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