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Sept. 28, 2021, 12:58 PM

Georgia’s Six-Week Abortion Law Ruling Delayed by 11th Circuit

Mary Anne Pazanowski
Mary Anne Pazanowski
Legal Reporter

A federal appeals court’s decision on the constitutionality of a Georgia law banning abortions after six weeks’ gestation has been delayed pending the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the validity of a 15-week ban in Mississippi.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit halted the case pending a decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Org., which is set to be argued in the nation’s top court on Dec. 1.

Chief Judge William H. Pryor Jr. hinted that the Eleventh Circuit would stay the case during oral arguments on the Georgia ban earlier this month.

The Georgia ...

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