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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled a Louisiana law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital is an undue burden and unconstitutional.

Updated at 10:55 p.m. ET

The Supreme Court, divided 5-4, has temporarily blocked implementation of a Louisiana abortion law nearly identical to the Texas law the high court struck down in 2016. The court's action, however, is only a pause.

It allows abortion-rights proponents time to bring an appeal to a newly constituted conservative court majority that may nonetheless be willing to reverse course dramatically on the subject of abortion.

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio Supreme Court has made two rulings involving separate but related abortion cases. 

For the second time in a month, the Ohio Supreme Court Tuesday heard a case involving an abortion provider.

A Cincinnati abortion clinic has received state permission to continue operating despite not having a required transfer agreement with a nearby hospital for emergencies. 

nbc24.com

  

A judge has issued a stay allowing Toledo's last abortion clinic to remain open while it appeals an order from the Ohio Department of Health to shut down.