Proponents of the Georgia House Bill 481 abortion ban effectively got what they wanted Friday: a lawsuit that could be the first step toward asking the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit its landmark decision in Roe v. Wade.

SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective and a long list of others sued Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, Attorney General Chris Carr and prosecutors around the state in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia Friday seeking to block enforcement of the law, signed in May and set to take effect Jan. 1.

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