5th Circuit Ruling Allows Louisiana Admitting Privileges Law To Take Effect

NEW ORLEANS – A unanimous three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals today issued an emergency stay of the district court’s opinion that struck down the state’s law that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the abortion clinic. The panel accepted all of the state’s arguments–that …

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Judge Stops State’s Enforcement of HB 388

Editor’s note. The following update comes from Louisiana Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. Last week, seven months after a six-day trial that included testimony from both the plaintiffs of the abortion industry and the defendants from the state of Louisiana’s Department of Health and Hospitals, U.S. District Judge John deGravelles issued his ruling regarding …

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Wisconsin Right to Life Praises AG for filing brief in support of admitting privileges requirement

By Dave Andrusko It is now the turn of supporters of the Texas law to be heard March 2 by the Supreme Court, to send ‘friend of the court’ briefs to the justices. As we reported Monday and Wednesday. NRLC has filed a brief which carefully laid out why the justices should reject a challenge …

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A withering dissent demonstrates why an admitting-privilege requirement is sound law

By Dave Andrusko Last week NRL News Today wrote about a split 7th Circuit Court of Appeals panel decision that overturned Wisconsin’s law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the abortion clinic. I’d like to revisit the 2-1 decision for two important reasons. Such a requirement is part …

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Split appeals court panel strikes Wisconsin law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at local hospital

AG will ask Supreme Court to review decision By Dave Andrusko Had you been in attendance when a three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments October 1, the one thing for sure you knew was that Judge Richard Posner would lambast Wisconsin’s law that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges …

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Wisconsin RTL commends state AG for defending admitting privileges law

Editor’s note. Last week NRL News Today posted on the very difficult time a three-judge appeals court panel gave the office of Wisconsin’s attorney general. The state was defending Act 37 struck down in March by U .S. District Judge William Conley. The following comes from Wisconsin Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. “Wisconsin Right …

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Skeptical panel hears defense of Wisconsin law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at local hospital

By Dave Andrusko I was not there in Chicago, so I will have to go by media accounts of what a three-judge panel did to Assistant Attorney General Brian Keenan. Keenan was defending Wisconsin’s law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the abortion clinic. It was evidently not …

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Appeals court panel to hear Wisconsin’s request to reinstate law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at local hospital

By Dave Andrusko A panel of three judges from the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Chicago will hear arguments today in an appeal filed by the state of Wisconsin of U .S. District Judge William Conley’s March 20 decision overturning Wisconsin’s law that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges at a hospital within …

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Wisconsin A.G. files appeal of decision striking down requirement that abortionists have admitting privileges at local hospital

By Dave Andrusko As promised Attorney General Brad Schimel has filed an appeal of U .S. District Judge William Conley’s March 20 decision to overturn Wisconsin’s law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. Judge Conley’s ruling surprised no one. He simply replaced a temporary injunction (first issued last year) with a …

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Judge strikes down Wisconsin law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at local hospital

By Dave Andrusko In U .S. District Judge William Conley’s decision last Friday to overturn Wisconsin’s law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a local hospital, there were two non-surprises. First, that Conley ruled the way he did. Conley replaced a temporary injunction (first issued last year) with a permanent injunction. “The only reasonable …

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Louisiana’s Admitting Privilege Law Goes Into Effect

  But judge extends period for abortionists’ pending hospital applications, allowing most abortion facilities to remain open U.S. Federal District Court Judge John deGravelles issued a limited temporary restraining order August 31, allowing abortion physicians who are plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the state who have pending admitting privileges applications at hospitals to continue performing …

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Admitting Privilege Law (HB 388) Takes Effect in Louisiana

  But Judge extends period for abortionists’ pending hospital applications, allowing most abortion facilities to remain open By Benjamin Clapper, Executive Director, Louisiana Right to Life Late Sunday night, U.S. Federal District Court Judge John deGravelles in Baton Rouge issued a “limited” temporary restraining order on HB 388 (now referred to as Act 620), the …

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