Abortion clinic challenges Louisiana ‘trigger’ ban after U.S. Supreme Court ruling

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By Nate Raymond (Reuters) – A Louisiana clinic on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging laws banning abortion in the Republican-led state that took effect after the U.S. Supreme Court’s blockbuster decision to eliminate the constitutional right to abortion nationwide. Louisiana is one of 13 states with “trigger laws” designed to ban or severely restrict abortions once the Supreme Court overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that recognized a right to the procedure was overturned, as it was on Friday. In filings in a state court, Hope Medical Group for Women in Shreveport, one of Louisian…

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