Judge blocks law inhibiting medication-induced abortion in Arkansas

14-day restraining order affects three clinics in state

Posted: June 19, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Medication-induced abortion is available again in Arkansas, starting today, after a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday evening that prevents the state from enforcing a section of a 2015 law requiring abortion providers to contract with a second doctor who has hospital admitting privileges.

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