Judge’s ruling freezing SC’s new abortion law attacks those who politicize courts


The State, via Yahoo News:

A federal judge ruled Friday that a strict anti-abortion law passed last month by the S.C. General Assembly cannot take effect for the foreseeable future.

The injunction effectively prohibits the new law from going into effect until all appeals in the case are played out, including those to the U.S. Supreme Court — a process that could take months or years, said Malissa Burnette, an attorney for Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, one of the plaintiffs which sought the injunction.

U.S. District Judge Mary Lewis previously issued two temporary restraining orders to block the new law while parties to a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood South Atlantic filed briefs in the case.

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