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Ohio 6-week abortion ban indefinitely blocked as suit continues

Posted on AllSides October 8th, 2022
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An Ohio court granted a preliminary injunction Friday against the state's six-week abortion ban.

Driving the news: Abortion will remain legal up to 22 weeks of pregnancy in the state while litigation continues.

The six-week ban in Ohio had been enacted after Roe v. Wade was overturned in June, but it temporarily blocked after abortion providers after abortion providers filed a lawsuit to challenge the law arguing that the "fundamental right to an abortion" was guaranteed under the Ohio Constitution.

The Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas' temporary restraining order...

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