Supreme Court blocks Texas abortion restrictions

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Posted: Oct 14, 2014 6:56 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked certain restrictions on abortion contained in a Texas state law.

The high court granted a request filed by abortion rights groups that puts on hold parts of a federal appeals court decision that allowed the law to go into effect.

(Reporting by Lawrence Hurley; Editing by Will Dunham)