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ACLU Applauds Federal Court Order Halting Enforcement of Florida Abortion Restriction Law


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ACLU Applauds Federal Court Order Halting Enforcement of Florida Abortion Restriction Law

MIAMI, FL - Days after a Supreme Court ruling struck down a similar Texas law, a federal judge has issued an order halting enforcement of a Florida law putting new restrictions on abortion providers that was set to go into effect today. In an order issued last night, U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle found that the law, being challenged by Florida Planned Parenthood affiliates, must not be enforced because it violates women’s constitutional rights.

Responding to the order, ACLU of Florida legal director Nancy Abudu stated:

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