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Abortion clinics, student group sue over Michigan’s 24-hour waiting period

Feb 06, 2024 | By Beth Leblanc in The Detroit News
This article was originally published in The Detroit News on February 6, 2024. You can access the original article here:

A Michigan abortion provider and a pro-abortion rights student group have filed suit against the state in a challenge of longstanding state abortion regulations that they say violate the right to abortion in the state constitution.

The lawsuit filed on behalf of the Northland Family Planning Centers and Medical Students for Choice in the Court of Claims challenge laws requiring a 24-hour waiting period before an abortion, the dissemination of certain information to a patient before an abortion and prohibitions on the ability of advanced practice clinicians to perform abortions…

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