The Trump administration’s U.S. Justice Department was allotted argument time Thursday for a hearing next month in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, where the government will defend an Ohio state law that would restrict the ability of women to terminate certain previability pregnancies.

The Justice Department is defending Ohio in the case Preterm Cleveland v. Himes, which will be heard by the Sixth Circuit sitting as a full court. The government announced the filing of the friend-of-the-court brief last month, and recently asked the court for argument time.

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