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Supreme Court Issues a Victory For Women in Texas Abortion Case

27 June 2016 Published in The ACLU of Utah Activist

13567183 1032270706868528 8886095291952157882 nBREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court strikes down both provisions of HB2, the Texas law aimed at shutting down women's access to safe and legal abortion services. Great news for reproductive rights and health care access for women!

Note: Utah has an administrative licensing rule that also requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges to a hospital; this new ruling from SCOTUS opens the door for a possible change in that unnecessarily restrictive rule!

National ACLU statement (6/27/16)

The full decision can be accessed here: https://www.aclu.org/legal-document/whole-womans-health-v-hellerstedt-ruling

More information is at: https://www.aclu.org/cases/whole-womans-health-v-hellerstedt