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Florida abortion ban violates Jews' religious freedom, lawsuit says

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Florida's ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy violates the religious freedom of Jews because Jewish law requires the procedure in some cases, a Boynton Beach synagogue said in a lawsuit. The lawsuit is the second challenge to the 15-week abortion ban. Planned Parenthood and other reproductive health providers also sued earlier this month.
2 months ago·Tallahassee, United States

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Florida abortion ban violates Jews' religious freedom, lawsuit says

Florida's ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy violates the religious freedom of Jews because Jewish law requires the procedure in some cases, a Boynton Beach synagogue said in a lawsuit.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Independent

Florida ban on abortions after 15 weeks ‘violates religious freedom of Jews’

Lawsuit is second challenge to Florida’s ban on abortions with exceptions

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Synagogue challenges Florida abortion law over religion

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A new Florida law prohibiting abortion after 15 weeks with some exceptions violates religious freedom rights of Jews in addition to the state constitution's privacy protections, a synagogue claims in a lawsuit.

2 months ago·United States
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Florida Abortion Ban Violates Jews' Religious Freedom, Lawsuit Says

Florida's ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy violates the religious freedom of Jews because Jewish law requires the procedure in some cases, a Boynton Beach synagogue said in a lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed in state court on Friday by Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor, also says that the abortion ban violates the right to privacy guaranteed by the state constitution. "Our office is confident that this law will ultimately withstand all legal chal…

2 months ago·United States
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New York Times

Synagogue Sues Florida, Saying Abortion Restrictions Violate Religious Freedoms

A South Florida congregation said that under Jewish law, abortion “is required if necessary to protect the health, mental or physical well-being” of a pregnant woman.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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Synagogue challenges Florida abortion law over religion - Local News 8

By CURT ANDERSON Associated PressST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A synagogue claims in a lawsuit that a new Florida law prohibiting abortion after 15 weeks violates religious freedom rights of Jews in addition to the state constitution’s privacy protections. The lawsuit filed by the Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor of Boynton Beach contends the law that takes effect July 1 violates Jewish law, which states abortion “is required if necessary to protect the …

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