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Planned Parenthood Association of Utah

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A federal judge pressed pause Thursday on an 18-week abortion ban approved by Utah lawmakers earlier this year as the issue is taken up in court.

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Abortion rights advocates are asking a federal judge to block a controversial new law restricting abortions after 18 weeks gestation from taking effect next month.

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A federal appeals court is ordering Utah to continue sending money to the state branch of Planned Parenthood.

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Democrats in the Utah House of Representatives are calling on Governor Gary Herbert to reverse his decision to defund Planned Parenthood in the state, but the governor is not standing down.