The Huffington Post: The Inside Story Of How Arkansas Exploited COVID To Stop Abortions

June 22, 2020

O’Melveny along with the ACLU represented Little Rock Family Planning Services in its suit against Arkansas over the state’s surgical abortion ban during the COVID-19 pandemic, this article reported. “This was a political decision made by the governor,” Bettina Brownstein, a lawyer representing Little Rock clinic, said. “In my opinion, the Department of Health did not want to do the cease-and-desist order. There was so much political pressure, and they made so much noise, that the governor acquiesced.”

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