Alva Review-Courier -

Federal judge: Oklahoma abortion ban can't be enforced

 

April 22, 2020



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt's attempt to ban abortions during the coronavirus pandemic cannot be enforced, a federal judge has ruled.

U.S. District Judge Charles Goodwin issued a preliminary injunction late Monday after abortion providers sued Stitt over the ban. The injunction replaces a temporary restraining order that the same judge issued last week that allowed most abortions to continue.

The injunction ensures that abortions can be performed in Oklahoma while the case continues in federal court. Stitt's office didn't immediately respond to a request for comment, bu...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 05/31/2020 07:31