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Wyoming judge halts state's abortion pills ban

Posted on AllSides June 22nd, 2023
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A Wyoming judge halted the state's new ban on abortion pills on Thursday just days before the law was set to take effect on July 1.

Why it matters: Wyoming was the first state to move to ban the pills, which were used for more than half of all U.S. abortions in 2020.

Demand for the pills skyrocketed after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June 2022.

The pills will remain legal in the state pending the outcome of a lawsuit against the ban brought by a group that includes nonprofit organizations, medical providers...

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