Judges could delay ruling in federal appeal of Georgia anti-abortion law
Christina Matacotta/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS

ATLANTA — A panel of federal appeals court judges indicated Friday that it may delay ruling on Georgia’s restrictive anti-abortion law, which was initially struck down last year. Chief Judge Bill Pryor of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals told lawyers that it might make more sense to suspend the case until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the challenge of another anti-abortion law out of Mississippi. The Supreme Court is expected to hear arguments Dec. 1 in a case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, over the constitutionality of Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks...