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A U.S. district judge has blocked a new state law that requires abortion doctors to have hospital admitting privileges.

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Update: A federal judge decided Wednesday, to continue blocking a new Wisconsin abortion rule, at least for the next two weeks. It requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

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A judge has placed a hold on one of Wisconsin’s new abortion rules.

Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill into law that places additional conditions on abortions in Wisconsin.

A state Senate committee on Monday approved new rules for abortion providers. If state leaders adopt the bill, Planned Parenthood says it would close its abortion facility in Appleton.