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Federal Appeals Court Blocks Missouri ‘Gestational Age’ Abortion Restriction in Complete Win for Planned Parenthood

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Law & Crime
 8 days ago
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Weeks after the Supreme Court said it would hear the case of a Mississippi law that could severely limit the right to an abortion, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled in favor of abortion rights on a similar law. The appellate court upheld a preliminary injunction against a 2019 Missouri bill that sought to prohibit some pre-viability abortions and expanded its reach to include a ban on abortions “solely based” on prenatal indicators of Down syndrome.