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06 May 2017, 02:20 | Violet Powell
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In his order, Justice David Wiggins denied a request to enjoin the governor from signing the bill, but granted a temporary injunction staying enforcement of the three-day waiting period under the full court could consider the matter. The bill will go into effect immediately when signed.
Clapman argued the mandatory 72-hour waiting period would create an undue burden on patients by forcing multiple appointments, noting low-income rural patients would struggle the most with such guidelines.
The Iowa Supreme Court has granted the ACLU's and Planned Parenthood's emergency request for a temporary injunction to block provisions of a new abortion signed by Gov. Terry Branstad Friday morning.
The injunction enabled 44 women who were scheduled for abortions on Friday to keep their appointments.
"This is going to delay women for longer than 72 hours", she said.
The lawsuit filed this week does not challenge a separate ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy that also is part of the measure.
Seventeen of these states ban abortion at about 20 weeks and after.
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Mani also dismissed the UDF's threat that the KC (M) had closed the door to returning to the UDF by aligning with the CPI (M). Eight KC (M) members supported Congress candidate Sheela Thomas who was elected as the vice-president of the panchayat.
"While we have made the needed adjustments to ensure we are fully compliant with the new law, we hope the court will ultimately rule on the side of women and protect their continued access to this safe medical care guaranteed under the Iowa constitution", de Baca said.
Planned Parenthood and Meadows argue that no similar two-trip or mandatory delay requirement is imposed on Iowa women or men seeking any other medical procedure.
The Iowa Supreme Court ordered the state to file a response to Planned Parenthood's motion for an injunction by noon Monday.
"We welcome Iowa to the growing collection of states enacting necessary reforms to prevent against voter fraud and boost confidence in our elections", Public Interest Legal Foundation President and General Counsel J. Christian Adams said in an email statement on the law.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate assures Iowans that voting participation will maintain its high standard nationally, and maybe build upon it under this new law.
However, Branstad on Thursday praised the Legislature for passing the bill and a separate measure earmarking state money for family planning at clinics that do not provide abortions. The court will then decide whether to extend the short-term injunction.
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On Monday, the president's office confirmed that Ghani had also replaced the commanders of four army corps, including the 209th. Over 200 Afghan soldiers were killed during a complex attack on a key military headquarters in the country's north on Friday.
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Lu Chao, from the Liaoning Academy of Social Sciences, said Trump's offer could be "positive" to the Korean crisis. The THAAD system has taken on new urgency for the United States as South Korea approaches its May 9 election.
National day of prayer
The Coordinators for the National Day of Prayer for Hot Spring County are Nancy Scott and Steve Rogers. The National Day of Prayer will be observed in front of Bellmawr Borough Hall, 21 E.
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Melania was pictured walking through the White House grounds with her husband and their Argentinian counterparts. As she continues to define her causes, she is also expected to build her east wing staff.
Kerala SSLC results declared, pass percentage 95.98
A private school in Malappuram district complained that the same questions were asked in the SSLC exams for the model examination. The results will be available in all high schools and higher secondary schools as they are equipped with broadband facility.
Safa confirms Stuart Baxter as Bafana Bafana's new coach
Safa has reached agreement with Baxter's current club SuperSport United for the 63-year-old to continue with them until July. This season, United reached the Telkom Cup final but were defeated by newly formed PSL side Cape Town City.