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Supreme Court Texas ruling could mean end of similar Wisconsin law

Supreme Court Texas ruling could mean end of similar Wisconsin law

The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling striking down Texas' regulation of abortion clinics likely means the end of a similar Wisconsin law.

The justices voted 5-3 Monday in favor of Texas clinics, holding that the regulations are medically unnecessary and unconstitutionally limit a woman's right to an abortion. Texas' 2013 law required doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals and forced clinics to meet hospital-like standards for outpatient surgery.

A similar law Wisconsin Republicans passed in 2013 regarding admitting privileges was struck down by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in November 2015.

Wisconsin attorneys petitioned the Supreme...

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