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Abortion Halted in Kentucky, Michigan Prosecutors’ Appeal Ends

Aug. 2, 2022, 2:26 PM

A Kentucky abortion provider suffered a setback in a case seeking to invalidate two near-total bans on abortion, as a state appeals court lifted an order that had allowed it to resume performing procedures in the state.

ACLU of Kentucky Spokesperson Samuel Crankshaw confirmed that its client, EMW Women’s Surgical Center PSC, will stop providing abortions for the time being. The state’s only other clinic, Planned Parenthood Great Northwest, Hawai’i, Alaska, Indiana, and Kentucky Inc., also has stopped providing abortion care, he said.

EMW will appeal the Kentucky Appeals Court’s decision, Cranshaw said in an email to Bloomberg Law.

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