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The 1st District Court of Appeal has agreed to hear arguments in a battle about the constitutionality of a 2015 state law that would require women to wait 24 hours before having abortions, according to an online docket.

State Appeals Abortion Waiting Period Ruling

Feb 12, 2018
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The state is appealing a Leon County circuit judge’s ruling that blocked a 2015 law aimed at requiring women to wait 24 hours before having abortions.

Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office filed a notice late Thursday that it will appeal the Jan. 9 ruling by Circuit Judge Terry Lewis, according to the Leon County courts website. The notice, as is common, does not detail the arguments the state will make to the 1st District Court of Appeal.

Judge Rules Abortion Waiting Period Unconstitutional

Jan 10, 2018
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A 2015 state law requiring a 24-hour waiting period for abortions was ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a Leon County circuit judge.

Abortion Waiting Period Goes Back To Court

Jul 18, 2017

The Florida Supreme Court put a temporary block on a 2015 law requiring women to wait 24 hours before getting abortions, but a Tallahassee judge will hold a hearing Wednesday on a request by opponents to find the law unconstitutional.

Supreme Court Blocks Abortion Waiting Period

Feb 17, 2017
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In another in a string of rulings siding with abortion-rights advocates, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a 2015 law that would have required women to wait 24 hours before having abortions.

Two groups are throwing their weight behind a Gainesville clinic challenging a state-mandated abortion waiting period.