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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: High Court’s Surprising Abortion Decision  

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What The Health? · High Court’s Surprising Abortion Decision Can’t see the audio player?  Click here to listen on SoundCloud . Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News @jrovner Read Julie's Stories Alice Miranda Ollstein Politico @AliceOllstein Read Alice's Stories Jennifer Haberkorn Los Angeles Times @jenhab Read Jennifer's Stories The Supreme Court surprised both sides in the polarized abortion battle Monday by ruling, 5-4, that a Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform the procedure to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital is an unconstitutional infringement of a woman’s right to an abortion. As expected, the court’s four liberals in the case, June Medical Services v. Russo , said that the law did not provide any protections for women and merely made it harder for them to obtain an abortion and that it was nearly identical to a Texas law struck down in 2016.

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