Federal judge extends temporary restraining on Ky. abortion law

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Published: May. 2, 2022 at 4:09 PM EDT
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KENTUCKY (WKYT) - A federal judge is extending a temporary restraining order on Kentucky’s new abortion law.

In April, the law was temporarily blocked after the state’s two remaining clinics said they couldn’t meet its requirements.

The clinics filed a lawsuit, saying the requirements of House Bill 3 are so tough, that they practically ended abortions in the state.

HB 3 bans abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, replacing the state’s previous 20-week limit.

After hearing arguments from Planned Parenthood and ACLU, the judge extended the temporary restraining order for two weeks.

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