Analysis: Rulings deepen fight over Arkansas abortion laws
August 6, 2017
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Federal courts have delivered mixed verdicts over Arkansas' abortion restrictions, with one ruling blocking four laws limiting the procedure and another letting new requirements for administering the abortion pill take effect.
Together, they show that the that the fight over efforts by an increasingly Republican legislature to scale back abortion won't end anytime soon, and also shows how much of a role Arkansas is going to play in the national debate being waged over abortion rights.
Abortion rights groups hailed U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker's late-night ru...