Federal judge blocks enforcement of restrictive abortion law scheduled to take effect Monday

  • by: JANET McCONNAUGHEY , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 31, 2014 - 11:30 PM

BATON ROUGE, La. — A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion clinics in the state or only those at three clinics whose lawsuit challenges the measure.

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