Georgia’s abortion ban took effect on July 20, immediately after a federal appeals court overturned a lower court order that had blocked enforcement of the 2019 law.
The three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit issued a stay on a lower court injunction that was issued in 2020, after ruling that the Supreme Court striking down Roe v. Wade and a similar decision meant the ban was no longer violative of legal precedent.
The ban in question, the Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act, was blocked by U.S. District Judge Steve Jones, an Obama appointee….


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