Iowa Supreme Court to Hear Challenge Over Law Delaying Abortion

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Iowa Judicial Branch Building, which houses the Iowa Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa – Wednesday, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear arguments over a law the legislature approved last year.

The law requires women to wait three days before getting an abortion.

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland is suing, saying the law unconstitutionally requires a second unnecessary trip to the doctor.

The Iowa Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case beginning at 9:00 a.m.