Judge extends temporary block on enforcing Michigan's abortion ban
A procedure room at the Scotsdale Women's Center and Family Planning facility in Detroit on July 8, 2022. - Daniel Mears/The Detroit News/TNS

DETROIT — An Oakland County Circuit Court judge on Wednesday extended by at least two weeks his order blocking 13 county prosecutors from enforcing Michigan's abortion ban following a hearing. Judge Jacob Cunningham put a temporary restraining order in place Monday at the request of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who filed a suit in Cunningham's court in April to stop 13 county prosecutors from enforcing the state's abortion law on abortion providers within their counties. Whitmer's case had moved slowly after a state Court of Claims judge issued a preliminary injunction against Michigan's 1931 aborti...