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McLachlan: Supreme Court ruling strengthens Colorado bubble bill

The Supreme Court's unanimous decision, today, to overturn the Massachusetts law creating a 35-foot do-not-approach zone around abortion clinics is actually an affirmation of Colorado's version of the law according to state Rep. Mike McLachlan, who defended the "bubble bill" before SCOTUS as Solicitor General of Colorado back in 2000, when the law was upheld.

Colorado eyes Supreme Court ruling knocking down abortion-clinic buffer zone

The law struck down today was based in part on Colorado's "bubble bill," a first-in-the-nation law passed in 1993 that set up a floating 8-foot zone anywhere within 100 feet of a clinic.