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Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

Supreme Court abortion decision could affect Florida

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In a decision that could reverberate in Florida, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas law that clamped down on abortion access because it “unduly burden(s)” women’s reproductive rights. The court announced its 5-3 decision Monday in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. It was one of three final opinions released before the justices go on summer recess. The Texas law mirrored a measure passed in Florida this year. It too requires doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at a…

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