The Supreme Court announced Friday that it would hear June Medical Services v. Gee, its first major case on abortion rights since Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment last year. Oral arguments are expected to start early next year, with a decision likely in the summer, according to Rewire.
In a last-minute save, the Associated Press reported a federal judge blocked a trio of GOP-championed anti-abortion restrictions that were set to take effect today in Arkansas. The judge issued the ruling late Tuesday night, giving pro-choice groups 14 days to mount a defense to the inevitable appeal.
Missouri’s last remaining abortion clinic had its license extended another week on Monday, although the presiding judge claimed the clinic still had options outside of court. Meanwhile, the state health department denied renewing clinic’s abortion license again. Yep, plenty of options.