Is there a 24-hour waiting period for abortions in Iowa? Planned Parenthood, ACLU say yes.

Jun 18, 2022 View Original Article
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58% : The ACLU and Planned Parenthood believe so.
54% : Planned Parenthood, the largest provider of abortions in Iowa, has introduced a 24-hour waiting period for all abortions in the state.
53% : Doctors also must share information about alternatives to abortion, like adoption.
49% : Representatives from the American Civil Liberties Unionof Iowa and Planned Parenthood said abortion providers were working to comply with the law.
48% : Although the justices were split on how to proceed, a plurality ruled that the court should consider whether the law imposes an "undue burden" on women seeking an abortion, a standard used by the U.S. Supreme Court in Planned Parenthood v. Casey in 1992 and previously adopted by the Iowa Supreme Court in 2015.
46% : Abortion would still be protected -- at least for now.
40% : However, the court precedents protecting abortion are quickly fading.
38% : If that happens, Iowa lawmakers will have newfound freedom to pass laws that significantly restrict abortion.
28% : A spokesperson for Reynolds declined to comment on whether the governor plans to convene lawmakers again this year to legislate on abortion.

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