Judgment in Washington: Supreme court abortion law conceded in Louisiana

The highest American court has conceded a controversial bill for stricter rules on abortions in the state of Louisiana. The law, which would have had a far-reac

Judgment in Washington: Supreme court abortion law conceded in Louisiana

The highest American court has conceded a controversial bill for stricter rules on abortions in the state of Louisiana. The law, which would have had a far-reaching consequences for the continued existence of the abortion clinics in Louisiana was unconstitutional, decided five of the nine justices of the Supreme Court on Monday. It was the first ruling in the United States is a highly contentious issue of abortion, the Supreme Court issued its new conservative majority. The chief justice John Roberts joined the decision by the four more liberal judges.

The White house said it was a "unlucky judgment". The Supreme Court had devalued the health of mothers and the lives of unborn children, said spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany.

The law in Louisiana stated that only Doctors pregnancy are allowed to perform abortions, with permission, patients with complications to a nearby hospital ward. Due to the difficulty of getting such an approval From threatened several abortion clinics is the. Only a clinic with a doctor, and would have remained there, where, however, not more than 30 percent of the roughly 10,000 abortions had a year, can be carried out, as is clear from the remarks of the court. The law does not offer significant health Benefits, instead, it was a "significant obstacle" for women seeking an abortion.

in Spite of the conservative majority on the Supreme court

The Supreme Court in 2016, had conceded an almost identical law in Texas, in the episode 20 of the 40 abortion clinics have been closed. For the 5.4 million women of child-bearing age, there were in the whole of Texas is only ten institutions – and the 800 miles between San Antonio and the border of New Mexico, not a single clinic for help-seeking women. The Federal government had justified the law to the women's health protect.

Updated Date: 29 June 2020, 17:19

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