Court asked to permanently block clinic law

Ponca City Now - March 18, 2016 10:50 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – An abortion rights group has asked the Oklahoma Supreme Court to permanently block a law it claims is designed to shut down abortion clinics in the state.

The Center for Reproductive Rights on Thursday asked the state’s highest court to block a law requiring abortion providers to have a physician with local hospital admitting privileges present when abortions are performed.

The state Supreme Court has temporarily blocked the law.

 

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