Kentucky state court blocks two state laws that stopped abortion services after Roe ruling
A Kentucky state court on Thursday halted enforcement of two Kentucky laws passed in 2019 that had stopped abortion services in the state last Friday, after the Supreme Court's ruling overturning Roe v. Wade.
The two measures are Kentucky's so-called trigger law and a "heartbeat" law restricting abortions at around six weeks of pregnancy.
The court granted a request for a restraining order filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, its Kentucky chapter and Planned Parenthood Great Northwest. A hearing for the temporary injunction has been scheduled for next Wednesday, according to the...