Judge temporarily blocks Arkansas abortion law
May 17th, 2013
01:48 PM ET
1 year ago

Judge temporarily blocks Arkansas abortion law

(CNN) - A federal judge on Friday ordered a preliminary injunction blocking an Arkansas law that would ban abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy, a court official told CNN on Friday.

The official spoke to CNN on condition of anonymity, citing department policy.

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Filed under: Abortion • Arkansas
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  1. Rudy NYC

    I'd love to see how the most extreme pro-lifers would react to a woman carrying the seed of Satan. Would they still be against abortion then?

    May 17, 2013 01:54 pm at 1:54 pm |
  2. Sniffit

    GOP/Teatroll response: "OMG SCANDAL!!!! There's a cover up here somewhere...when did Obama talk to this judge and personally order this decision be made!?!?!?! How far up does this go!?!?!? We need to hold hearings immediately in the House (but not the Senate) to get to the bottom of this!!!!!!!!"

    TL;DR version: "WOLF WOLF WOLF!!!!!!!!!"

    May 17, 2013 02:00 pm at 2:00 pm |
  3. Sniffit

    No, that's not someone holding up a poster of a roast beef sammich on its side.

    May 17, 2013 02:02 pm at 2:02 pm |
  4. just sayin

    the liberal leftist war on babies continues.... when will the wholesale murder of babies stop?

    May 17, 2013 02:04 pm at 2:04 pm |
  5. Sniffit

    " when will the wholesale murder of babies stop?"

    When we're no longer hungry for all that tasty baby flesh...nom nom nom.....

    May 17, 2013 02:12 pm at 2:12 pm |
  6. Data Driven

    First of all, someone please tell me that the picture on the sign isn't what I think it is.

    Secondly, war on babies, eh? What about the war on women? Or should they just shut up and make you a sandwich? If it's not your pregnancy, it's not your problem, is it? And if you're male, doubly so. The right to terminate unwanted pregnancies is the law of the land. Deal.

    May 17, 2013 02:15 pm at 2:15 pm |
  7. NEVER to VOTE REPUBLICAN again

    O.k. so all you Tea/repubs going to feed and house the babies? Pony up your taxes! You all THINK everything is FREE!

    May 17, 2013 02:17 pm at 2:17 pm |
  8. just askin

    what is this injunction based on? there is no reason given. the state is allowed to regulate abortion just as they are allowe dto regulate guns. why is one person interfering with democracy and the will of the arkansas citizens? women have 12 weeks to decide whether they want to murder their baby. that is plenty of time.

    May 17, 2013 02:17 pm at 2:17 pm |
  9. rs

    just sayin

    the liberal leftist war on babies continues.... when will the wholesale murder of babies stop?
    ___________________________________
    Not that it is any way equitable inasmuch as abortion is legal and sanctified by the SC- but really, why play that game? I can ask when is the Republican party going to end its war on wormen, or the working class, or labor or the poor, or children?
    Saving zygotes or ending birth control doesn't make the Right special, just hypocritical.

    May 17, 2013 02:25 pm at 2:25 pm |
  10. Rudy NYC

    just sayin

    the liberal leftist war on babies continues.... when will the wholesale murder of babies stop?
    -----------------------–
    It will stop when we pass sensible gun control laws, beginning with sensible background checks, preferably on ALL purchases. We do want to stop terrorist leaders from making videos telling their minions that they can go to America and buy as many guns as they want..

    May 17, 2013 02:26 pm at 2:26 pm |
  11. Fair is Fair

    Rudy NYC

    I'd love to see how the most extreme pro-lifers would react to a woman carrying the seed of Satan. Would they still be against abortion then?
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    Rudy... do you know how absolutely inane you sound when you use that self-developed talking point? I mean really?

    May 17, 2013 02:28 pm at 2:28 pm |
  12. Phyllis Gwendoline Williams

    Abortion is Murder- See Psalm 139: 15-16 ; Jeremiah 1: 5. I narrowly escaped being aborted/murdered and I know that
    there are hundreds of others who would have loved to live like myself.

    May 17, 2013 02:33 pm at 2:33 pm |
  13. Wake up People!

    Good, unless they want a whole lot of melanin challenged dead teenage girls on their hands. I do not believe in late term abortions but this is just the beginning of trying to ban them all together.

    Like Sniffit said though, there will probably be an investigation into exactly when President Obama called said judge and demanded he do what he wanted him to do....

    May 17, 2013 02:34 pm at 2:34 pm |
  14. S.B. Stein E.B. NJ

    Isn't this what the governor of the state predicted? Lawyers ho! On with the lawsuits and the waste of taxpayer money over this.

    May 17, 2013 02:36 pm at 2:36 pm |
  15. Sheila

    no different than Assad murdering over 68K of his own people. add to the fact that Russia is sending missles to Assad to kill more of his own people.

    May 17, 2013 02:38 pm at 2:38 pm |
  16. The Real Tom Paine

    -just sayin

    the liberal leftist war on babies continues.... when will the wholesale murder of babies stop?
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    I guess when the wholesale war on them from the Right once they leave the womb stops. You do realize that all those aborted babies would have voted Deomcratic, right? Once the Right assumes moral responsibility for the care of every child, no matter how costly, then there will be no abortions, but, since we know the Right does not care for kids once they leave the womb, that will never happen.

    May 17, 2013 02:41 pm at 2:41 pm |
  17. The Real Tom Paine

    -just askin

    what is this injunction based on? there is no reason given. the state is allowed to regulate abortion just as they are allowe dto regulate guns. why is one person interfering with democracy and the will of the arkansas citizens? women have 12 weeks to decide whether they want to murder their baby. that is plenty of time.
    *******************************

    Hey, why so upset? In Arkansas, there is a good chance they will be shot death in their cribs by a playmate toting their daddy's hunting rifle.

    May 17, 2013 02:44 pm at 2:44 pm |
  18. The Real Tom Paine

    -Fair is Fair

    Rudy NYC

    I'd love to see how the most extreme pro-lifers would react to a woman carrying the seed of Satan. Would they still be against abortion then?
    --
    Rudy... do you know how absolutely inane you sound when you use that self-developed talking point? I mean really?
    ****************
    Its a hypothetical question, and a perfectly valid one to ask a person of faith. Why not ask it?

    May 17, 2013 02:46 pm at 2:46 pm |
  19. The Real Tom Paine

    -Phyllis Gwendoline Williams

    Abortion is Murder- See Psalm 139: 15-16 ; Jeremiah 1: 5. I narrowly escaped being aborted/murdered and I know that
    there are hundreds of others who would have loved to live like myself.
    *************
    How do you know this? Have you talked to a lot of them recently?

    May 17, 2013 02:48 pm at 2:48 pm |
  20. Jules

    I hope you all showed as much concern for the 20 children killed in Newtown. There is no arguement as to whether or not they were really, actually alive and viable human beings.

    May 17, 2013 02:53 pm at 2:53 pm |
  21. Al-NY,NY

    Phyllis Gwendoline Williams

    Abortion is Murder- See Psalm 139: 15-16 ; Jeremiah 1: 5. I narrowly escaped being aborted/murdered and I know that
    there are hundreds of others who would have loved to live like myself.
    ---

    how quaint......citing scripture. Too bad not everyone believes the same thing you do and doesn't take a book written by a bunch of mysogynistic old men as absolute. Therefore your citation is bunk. Try again

    May 17, 2013 02:56 pm at 2:56 pm |
  22. Wake up People!

    @Jules.

    Now there you go trying to make sense while talking to a RWNJ......

    Didn't you get the memo? Newtown was fake, perpetrated by none other than Obama himself...... To try and take away the law abiding gun owners guns ..... Those babies aren't really dead........

    May 17, 2013 03:00 pm at 3:00 pm |
  23. Sniffit

    "I hope you all showed as much concern for the 20 children killed in Newtown. There is no arguement as to whether or not they were really, actually alive and viable human beings."

    Ha...as far as the GOP/Teatrolls are concerned that determination depends entirely on their complexion.

    May 17, 2013 03:02 pm at 3:02 pm |
  24. just sayin

    gosnell... the face of the leftist abortion mills. murdering babies strong enough to survive his first murder attempt, only to be murdered on the table with scissors. yes, this is the face of abortion. dirty rotten murder of the most innocent lives. and the fact that the babies are a few inches away from being outside of a woman's body doesn't change the fact that it is still a living baby, a human being.

    May 17, 2013 03:03 pm at 3:03 pm |
  25. THE TRUTH

    One person huh? man your one thick dude. one person, obama was elected by one person too?

    May 17, 2013 03:04 pm at 3:04 pm |
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