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Arkansas seeks to move forward with abortion pill law


October 5, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' attorney general is asking a federal appeals court to allow the state to move forward with imposing new restrictions on how the abortion pill is administered.

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge asked the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday to deny a request from Planned Parenthood to not allow its ruling in favor of the 2015 law to take effect while the organization petitions the U.S. Supreme Court.

The appeals court last week said it wouldn't review a three-judge panel's decision in favor of the law requiring doctors who provide the abortion pill...

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