Louisiana TRO on Abortion to Temporarily Remain in Effect
A Louisiana judge has ruled that the current Temporary Restraining Order issued last week against Louisiana's abortion trigger laws will remain in effect, at least until Tuesday. Baton Rouge 19th Judicial District Court judge Donald Johnson has extended the temporary ban on the abortion trigger laws until Tuesday, to allow both sides more time for additional filings.
Louisiana is one of three states that enacted trigger laws to go into effect immediately after Roe V. Wade was struck down by the US Supreme Court. On June 24th, the US Supreme Court put abortion rights back into the hands of the states, ruling the 1973 Supreme Court decision allowing abortion was not a constitutionally guaranteed right, but rather a decision to be made by the voters in each individual state.
Attorney's for Shreveport's Hope Medical Group for Women have successfully attempted to block the Supreme Court's decision overturning Roe V. Wade since the June 24th Supreme Court ruling. Arguments have been made stating the decision blocks women's "constitutional right" to have an abortion. (Please tell me where in the Constitution of the United States does it state that women have a constitutional right to an abortion.)
But even though Louisiana's trigger laws went into effect immediately after the Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade, thanks to liberal judges here in Louisiana, abortion has continued to be 'legal' more days than illegal. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry recently tweeted:
The rule of law must be followed, and I will not rest until it is...
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