La. Abortion Law At Issue In High Court Case Protects Women

Law360 (March 6, 2020, 5:42 PM EST) -- From its name alone, the purpose of Louisiana’s Unsafe Abortion Protection Act — at the center of the case June Medical Services v. Russo, in which the U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments — is easy to understand. And the Louisiana legislators that my team at Alliance Defending Freedom represents in defending the law knew that when they passed it.

As the legislators put it in their brief filed with the high court, abortion clinics in Louisiana have a history of horror stories: failure to disinfect instruments, failure to track patients’ doses of narcotics, failure to stock IV fluids and unexpired medication, failure to monitor...

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