BREAKING: U.S. high court temporarily blocks Louisiana abortion restrictions

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily prevented a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from taking effect in a case that presents a key test on the contentious issue following last year’s retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, a pivotal supporter of abortion rights.

A one-page order issued by Justice Samuel Alito said that “the justices need time to review” the various court filings before making a decision on the emergency application filed by Shreveport-based abortion provider Hope Medical Group for Women to block the law.

The article goes on to state the following:

Alito said that the restrictions, which were to go into effect on Monday, will be put on hold until at least Feb. 7.

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