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Fla. Mandatory Delay Takes Effect After State Appeals Temporary Injunction
A Florida law (HB 633) that imposes a 24-hour mandatory delay before an abortion took effect on Wednesday after the state on Tuesday appealed an injunction that would have otherwise temporarily halted the legislation, the Palm Beach Post reports.

Supreme Court Orders 4th Circuit To Review Decision Barring N.C. Antiabortion-Rights License Plates
The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reassess its 2014 decision that barred North Carolina from issuing "Choose Life" license plates without also offering plates featuring messages in support of abortion rights, AP/U-T San Diego reports.

SCOTUS: Religious Not-for-Profits Exempt From Contraceptive Coverage Rules, Pending Appeal
The Supreme Court on Monday issued an order that says certain not-for-profits that hold themselves out as religious are exempt from following the federal contraceptive coverage rules while the court considers whether to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling on the issue, the New York Times reports.

Supreme Court Inaction on Miss. TRAP Law Means State's Sole Abortion Clinic Can Remain Open
The Supreme Court has not taken action on a case regarding an antiabortion-rights law (HB 1390) in Mississippi, meaning the state's sole abortion clinic likely can stay open at least until October, the AP/Washington Times reports.

Women's Health Policy Report Will Not Publish on July 2, 3
The Women's Health Policy Report will not publish on Thursday, July 2, as well as Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. The report resumes publication on Monday, July 6.