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Constitutional Law Keyed to Barnett
Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt
Citation:136 S. Ct. 2292 (2016)
At issue in this case were two provisions of a Texas law regulating abortion: (1) the “admitting privileges requirement,” which required a physician performing an abortion to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the abortion clinic, and (2) the “surgical center requirement,” which required the minimum standards for an abortion facility to match the minimum standards adopted under Texas law for ambulatory surgical centers.
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