Judge Overturns Hawaii Law Requiring Pregnancy Centers to Distribute Information about Abortion
A federal judge has reversed law in Hawaii requiring pro-life pregnancy centers to display information about government contraception and abortion programs.
The judge struck down this law after a recent decision was made by the Supreme Court in the case of Natâ€™l Inst. of Family & Life Advocates v. Becerra which found a similar statute to be unconstitutional.
In the decision document released on Thursday, U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson wrote, â€śIn light of the United States Supreme Courtâ€™s decision in Natâ€™l Inst. of Family & Life Advocates v. Becerra, and the partiesâ€™ stipulation for entry of permanent injunction and final judgment in favor of plaintiffs, it is hereby ordered â€¦ that Hawaii revised statutes Â§ 321-561(b)-(c) [are] declared to be unconstitutional under the United States Constitution as applied to plaintiffs with respect to plaintiffsâ€™ First Amendment free speech claim.â€ť...