Judge overturns Alabama law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges

  By Dave Andrusko This morning’s 172-page opinion by U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson that overturned an Alabama law that required abortionists to have admitting privileges came as no surprise to anyone who followed the three-week trial in May and June that Thompson held without a jury. Equally unsurprising is that Alabama Attorney General Luther …

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First day in Alabama abortion law lawsuit addresses alleged impact of HB 57

  By Dave Andrusko On the first day of the trial in the lawsuit challenging Alabama’s law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges in a local hospital, the owner of two abortion clinics and a lawyer for the Alabama Attorney General clashed repeatedly over the impact of Alabama’s HB57. The exchanges between June Ayers, the …

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Temporary Restraining Order extended in case of Alabama pro-life law

By Dave Andrusko With the agreement of both parties, last week U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson extended the Temporary Restraining Order he issued in June blocking a section of Alabama’s pro-life HB 57. The TRO, scheduled to expire in August, was extended to March 2014. The provision at issue is that the commonsense requirement that …

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