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Brief: Louisiana abortion clinics oppose new regulations

Published: Thursday, February 6, 2014

Updated: Thursday, February 6, 2014 17:02

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Pro-abortion rights supporters say new rules enacted for abortion clinics by Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration will make it nearly impossible for the state’s clinics to stay open.

Ellie Schilling, a New Orleans lawyer advising the abortion clinics, said that the rewritten regulations require new paperwork filings, larger size mandates, increased staffing requirements and also eliminated certain appeal rights for clinics.

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