Louisiana’s final three abortion clinics are leaving the state after the state Supreme Courtroom upheld a near-total ban on abortion.
The Louisiana Supreme Courtroom handed down the choice Friday, successfully ending any risk of operating an abortion clinic within the state. Workers at Louisiana’s final three clinics, Hope Medical Group for Girls in Shreveport, Girls’s Well being Care Heart in New Orleans and Delta Clinic in Baton Rouge say they are going to be relocating to different states, in line with WWNO.
Louisiana’s legislation bans abortions in all circumstances, carving out exceptions just for saving the lifetime of the mom or for when a baby wouldn’t survive start.
Louisiana’s abortion advocates initially sued the state to forestall the abortion “set off legislation” from taking impact after the Supreme Courtroom overturned Roe v. Wade in late June.
Abortion set off legal guidelines have been written to take impact if the Supreme Courtroom ever overturned Roe. Louisiana is one in all greater than a dozen states that had a set off legislation on the books.
Professional-abortion teams argued the legislation was overly imprecise because it didn’t have a particular time for when it could take impact after Roe fell, nevertheless. Whereas a decide did order a short lived keep on enforcement, the state Supreme Courtroom’s ruling final week allowed it to take impact.
“I really feel as if I’m within the Twilight Zone, and this dimension the place nothing actually is smart,” Kathaleen Pittman, the administrator of the Shreveport clinic, instructed NWWO. “I’m simply not able to stroll away.”