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‘Here we go again': Judge blocks Mississippi abortion ban

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A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, at about six weeks of pregnancy. "Here we go...
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Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law

Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law

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U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves struck down a law that bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.
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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Mississippi ‘Heartbeat' Abortion Ban

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A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Friday issued an order to stop the law from taking effect July 1.
He heard arguments Tuesday from attorneys for the state's only abortion clinic, who said the law would effectively eliminate all abortions in the state because cardiac activity is often first detectable around six weeks, when many women may not know they are pregnant.
Mississippi is one of several states that have pushed to enact bans on early abortions this year...
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Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill, Six Months after Enjoining Less-Restrictive Law

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"Here we go again," wrote U.S. District Court Judge Carlton Reeves in his order granting the injunction.
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