Issue: Whether the stay, entered by the Fifth Circuit, of a preliminary injunction that precludes enforcement against applicants of a Louisiana law requiring physicians that perform abortions to have active admitting privileges at a local hospital should be vacated.
Motion for leave to file amicus brief and motion for leave to file brief pursuant to Rule 33.2 filed by Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund.
Mar 4 2016
Application (15A880) referred to the Court.
Mar 4 2016
Application (15A880) granted by the Court. Consistent with the Courts action granting a stay in Whole Womans Health v. Cole, No. 14A1288 (June 29, 2015), the application to vacate the stay entered by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on February 24, 2016, presented to Justice Thomas and by him referred to the Court, is granted and the Fifth Circuits stay of the district courts injunction is vacated. Justice Thomas would deny the application.
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