Reno, NV — Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford is leading a 20 state coalition in filing an amicus brief to the Sixth District of the U.S. Court of Appeals that advocates for the protection of access to reproductive health care. The brief affirms a lower court’s ruling that a Kentucky Law regulating reproductive health care services is unconstitutional under the 14th Amendment of the Constitution, according to a statement released on Thursday by the Attorney General’s Office.
The amicus brief was led by Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford and joined by the Attorneys General of California, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia and Washington.
Statement from Lindsey Harmon, Planned Parenthood Votes Nevada:
“Attorney General Aaron Ford is a proud advocate and defender of access to reproductive health care, and his latest filing proves his dedication to defending that care. We applaud him for his continued tireless work to defend women’s rights and reproductive health care across Nevada and the country.”
Learn more about the Attorney General’s filing here.