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Planned Parenthood Utah Files Lawsuit Over State’s Trigger Ban

June 25, 2022, 9:42 PM

Planned Parenthood Association of Utah filed a lawsuit seeking to block Utah’s new law banning all elective abortions that went into effect late Friday.

The group said it also plans to ask the court for a preliminary as well as permanent court order against the state’s new law banning abortion at any point in pregnancy, according to the suit filed Saturday in Salt Lake City County’s Third Judicial District.

Utah’s trigger ban, passed by the state’s legislature in 2020, took effect late Friday after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, forcing Planned Parenthood Association of Utah to immediately cease ...