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Florida court hears case challenging abortion law

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Florida’s First District Court of Appeal is deciding whether they should lift an order that blocked a state law requiring a 24-hour waiting period for abortions. The three-judge panel heard arguments Tuesday from the attorney general’s office and the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida. The state filed the complaint after two judges blocked the law last July when it was supposed to take effect. The state wants the injunction reversed because it believes the law allows pregnant women to…

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