Abortion laws halted

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Also, another voter data dump and more. Abortion laws halted Federal Judge Kristine Baker last week enjoined enforcement of a new state law outlawing the most common surgical procedure used in second trimester clinical abortions as well as three other laws aimed at ending abortions in Arkansas. Most of the laws were to take effect July 31 and would have crippled the last remaining provider of clinical abortions in the state. The injunction stops enforcement until a full trial but it suggests success of the suit by plaintiff Dr. Frederick Hopkins. Similar laws targeting the dilation and extraction procedure, the preferred method of second-trimester abortions, have failed elsewhere. Little Rock...

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