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Louisiana Facing $4.7 Million Legal Bill as State Continues to Defend Unconstitutional Clinic Shutdown Law


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Louisiana Facing $4.7 Million Legal Bill as State Continues to Defend Unconstitutional Clinic Shutdown Law

The Center for Reproductive Rights yesterday filed a request for more than $4.7 million in legal fees accrued during its court battle with the state of Louisiana over its clinic shutdown law—a measure that was recently permanently blocked by a federal district court judge. Remarkably, Louisiana continues to defend its unconstitutional clinic shutdown law despite last summer’s landmark Supreme Court ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v Hellerstedt which struck an identical Texas measure as unconstitutional..


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