High Court Won't Hear Okla. Appeal Over Abortion-Drug Law

Law360, New York (November 4, 2013, 1:32 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday not to consider reviving an Oklahoma law restricting drug-induced abortions after that state’s supreme court ruled last week that the law effectively would ban all so-called medication abortions.

The high court, which had agreed in June to hear the constitutional fight over the 2011 state law H.B. 1970, on Monday indicated in a short order that it had “improvidently granted” the petition for certiorari by state officials, meaning it should not have granted it after all. At the time the...
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