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Indiana’s abortion ban was blocked in court on Thursday only a week after it first went into effect, as abortion providers file a string of lawsuits aiming to halt state-level bans that went into effect or were enacted after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

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Indiana: A state judge blocked the state’s near-total ban on abortion from staying in effect while a lawsuit against it moves forward, after the law was enacted in August and went into effect September 15, ruling there’s “reasonable likelihood” that the law violates the Indiana Constitution.

Ohio: A state judge has temporarily paused Ohio’s six-week abortion ban through at least October 12 until he can issue a more lasting decision on whether to block the law—after the state Supreme Court previously rejected a request to halt the ban on July 1—after courts initially let

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