Judge to block Florida abortion ban; Kentucky ban on hold

News June 30, 2022 News
Judge to block Florida abortion ban; Kentucky ban on hold

From ABC News | Health by Anthony Izaguirre, Bruce Schreiner and Amy Forliti, Associated Press

A Florida judge said Thursday that he will temporarily block a 15-week ban on abortions in his state, but his bench ruling won't take effect before the ban becomes law Friday — an issue that could cause confusion for patients as well as abortion providers.

Meanwhile, a Kentucky judge temporarily blocked that state's near-total ban on abortions, allowing the procedures to resume after they were abruptly stopped when the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last week.

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