Yesterday evening, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a Louisiana law requiring physicians performing abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. This ruling will likely close most if not all clinics in the state.
The Louisiana law is nearly identical to the law that was overturned in the 2016 decision by the Supreme Court in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.
09.11.18 - (PRESS RELEASE)
Lift Louisiana took a crucial step today towards protecting women’s access to reproductive health care in Louisiana. Attorneys working with the reproductive rights organization filed a motion asking a Louisiana court to strike down medically unnecessary regulations regarding abortion clinics.