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Continued: Federal judge refuses to lift temporary hold on Wisconsin requirement for abortion providers

  • Article by: TODD RICHMOND , Associated Press
  • Last update: July 17, 2013 - 4:30 PM

Lennington also noted that women already must wait 24 hours before obtaining one in Wisconsin so an extra three hours in the car shouldn't constitute an undue burden. Appleton and Affiliated Medical Services doctors can apply for hospital admitting privileges, he added.

"This is a process that can start with a phone call and minimal paperwork," Lennington said.

Flaxman said the providers have applied, but the process generally takes months.

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