WASHINGTON (AP)– For a clue on how the Supreme Court may decide a major abortion case it heard Wednesday, look to its impending decision in a fight over abortion clinics in Louisiana.READ MORE: Funeral Today For Denton County Fire Marshal Roland Asebedo, Who Died From COVID-19 Complications
The justices may not decide the high-profile case about regulation of abortion clinics in Texas until late June.READ MORE: Haitian Migrants On Texas Border With Mexico Undeterred Plans To Expel Them
But an order could come any day in the Louisiana case. The clinics are asking the high court to block enforcement of a 2014 law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. The clinics say the law could leave the state with just one clinic in New Orleans, down from four.
The cases are at different stages in the legal process, but they involve similar laws and actions by the same New Orleans-based federal appeals court.MORE NEWS: US Launches Mass Expulsion Of Haitian Migrants Who Crossed Into Texas Illegally
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