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Other Decisions 17-6151/6183 (04/04/2019)

Authority: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Date: 04/04/2019

Subject: The decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, according to which the norms of the House Bill 2, which demand doctors, before carrying out an abortion, to hear the fetal heartbeat, to do an abdominal ultrasound exam and show and describe the images to the patient, are compatible with the right to freedom of speech provided for by the First Amendment

Parties: EMW Women’s Surgical Center, P.S.C., on behalf of itself, its staff, and its patients; Ernest Marshall, M.D., on behalf of himself and his patients; Ashley Bergin, M.D., on behalf of herself and her patients; Tanya Franklin, M.D., on behalf of herself and her patients v. Andrew G. Beshear, Attorney General (17-6183); Adam Meier, in his capacity as Secretary of the Cabinet of Health and Family Services (17-6151)

Original language: English

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 7 Privacy - Domicile - Solidarity - Art. 35 Preventive health care

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