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...