Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Description:  Abortionists in Texas filed suit against the state's women’s safety law known as House Bill 2. Most recently, they challenged a provision that requires abortion facilities to meet the same health and safety standards as ambulatory surgical centers, and a provision that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges at a local hospital in the event a woman must seek hospital care due to post-abortion complications.

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Previous news releases:

  • 2016-03-01: ADF: No free pass for abortionists who won’t follow basic health, safety laws
  • 2016-02-04: ADF to US Supreme Court: Abortionists shouldn’t get free pass to risk women’s health, safety
  • 2015-11-13: US Supreme Court to weigh in on Texas law against cut-and-run abortionists
  • 2015-06-09: 5th Circuit upholds Texas law against cut-and-run abortionists
  • 2014-11-10: Pro-life groups, doctors ask 5th Circuit to uphold Texas law against cut-and-run abortionists

  • Casey Mattox: 20,000 problems facing abortion advocates at the Supreme Court (Federalist, 2016-03-01)
  • Kerri Kupec: Texas abortion case is women’s health ‘no-brainer’ (Daily Signal, 2016-03-01)
  • Alison Howard: Even without Scalia, Supreme Court has ample reason to affirm law protecting women’s health (Townhall, 2016-02-23)
  • Catherine Glenn Foster: A supreme opportunity to support women's health (Washington Examiner, 2016-02-11)
  • Elissa Graves: I am the first lawyer in my family – and I did it all without needing abortion (The Hill, 2016-01-25)

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