September 7, 2022

Appeals Court Ends Injunction Against Florida's 15-Week Abortion Law

On August 24, the First District Court of Appeal in Florida ruled to throw out the injunction blocking the state from enforcing its 15-week abortion limit.

The law was set to take effect on July 1, but Leon County Circuit Judge John C. Cooper issued a temporary injunction blocking Florida from enforcing the law while a challenge was considered. It then advanced to the First District Court of Appeal, where that injunction was overturned in a 2-1 ruling.

This ruling allows Florida to enforce the 15-week abortion limit as the legal challenge progresses.

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