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Supreme Court rejects challenge to Kentucky abortion ultrasound law

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The Supreme Court rejected a challenge to a Kentucky law requiring doctors to describe ultrasound images and play fetal heartbeat sound to abortion seekers.
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Court to hear resentencing bid in Arizona death penalty case

Court to hear resentencing bid in Arizona death penalty case

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The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal Wednesday by an Arizona death row inmate who is seeking a new sentencing trial, arguing the horrific physical abuse that he suffered as a child wasn't fully considered when he was first sentenced.
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Supreme Court upholds Kentucky abortion law that mandates doctors show fetal images to patients

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Doctors must perform ultrasounds and have women listen to fetal heartbeats before performing abortions.
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Supreme Court Upholds Kentucky Law Requiring Doctors to Perform Ultrasounds Before Abortions

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The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions.
The justices did not comment in refusing to review an appeals court ruling that upheld the law.
The American Civil Liberties Union had challenged the law on behalf of Kentucky's lone remaining abortion clinic. The ACLU argued that “display and describe” ultrasound laws violate physicians' speech rights under the First Amendment.
The federal appeals court in Cincinnati upheld the Kentucky law, but its sister court in Richmond, Virginia, struck...
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U.S. Supreme Court rejects inmate's bid for sex reassignment surgery

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by a convicted murderer who filed a civil rights lawsuit because Texas prison officials denied her request to be considered for gender reassignment surgery.
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Supreme Court upholds KY law making doctors show fetal images before abortions

Supreme Court upholds KY law making doctors show fetal images before abortions

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The Supreme Court has left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions.
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U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to Berkeley cell phone law

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a free speech challenge brought by a trade group against regulation issued by the California city of Berkeley that requires cell phone retailers to tell customers of certain radiation risks.
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U.S. Supreme Court leaves in place Kentucky abortion restriction

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to show and describe ultrasound images to women seeking the procedure, turning away a challenge arguing that the measure violates the free speech rights of physicians.
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