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Justices examine Massachusetts abortion buffer zone law

By The Associated Press

This article was published January 15, 2014 at 11:01 a.m.

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard arguments over a Massachusetts law setting a 35-foot protest-free zone outside abortion clinics.

Liberal and conservative justices alike expressed misgivings about the law during arguments at the high court Wednesday. They questioned the size of the zone and whether the state could find less restrictive ways of ensuring patient access and safety.

No one has been prosecuted under the 2007 law, which state officials and clinic employees have said has resulted in less congestion outside the clinics.

Read tomorrow's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full details.

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