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Supreme Court Blocks Texas Abortion-Clinic Rules

Staff Report
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is refusing to allow Texas to enforce restrictions that would force 10 abortion clinics to close.

The justices voted 5-4 on Monday granting an emergency appeal from the clinics after a federal appeals court upheld new regulations and refused to keep them on hold while the clinics appealed to the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court order will remain in effect at least until the court decides whether to hear the clinics' appeal of the lower court ruling, not before the fall.

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