UPDATED: A federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order blocking Wisconsin's law placing new restrictions on abortions.

The U.S. District Court judge also has scheduled arguments in a lawsuit against the anti-abortion law for July 17.

Judge William M. Conley, citing the state’s failure to “demonstrate any benefit to maternal health of imposing this restriction,” said “there is no meaningful counterweight recognized by the United States Supreme Court to justify the act's immediate enforcement."

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