Court Asks For Response By Dec. 10 In Arkansas Abortion Case
LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) – The nation’s highest court has asked opponents of Arkansas’ voided 12-week abortion ban to respond by next month to Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s request to have the law upheld as constitutional.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday requested a response by Dec. 10 to Rutledge’s petition. A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in May upheld a federal judge’s ruling striking down the ban.
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