"That's a right that was denied to me when I was 19 years old and making a hard, life-changing decision, and I am so relieved that going forward, the women of Kentucky will have the opportunity I never did".
According to the Guttmacher Institute, a reproductive health research and policy organisation, almost 60 abortion restrictions have been put in place this year.
CTIA said the regulation violates the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which protects free speech rights, because the government, without the necessary justification that supports other types of regulations, is forcing retailers to spread a message they disagree with.
The law, known as House Bill 2, requires a doctor to explain the details of the ultrasound while letting the patient listen to the fetal heartbeat, but also allows a woman to look away from the ultrasound screen and ask the doctor to turn the sounds off.
"In that regard, although many find the Kentucky law offensive, it doesn't implicate the same fundamental questions about the continuing scope of the right to choose that the justices identified in Roe as other cases already on the court's docket this term and coming down the pipeline", Vladeck added.
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"A law that requires a physician to keep speaking even though her words do not inform anyone of anything is not an informed consent provision", the group argued.
"Thus, while the petitioners claim to offer the information to women, there is no evidence that the petitioners do anything to make sure that all women are fully informed about the nature of their fetus or the nature and consequences of the abortion procedure".
The Supreme Court in 1992 upheld a state's ability to enact an informed consent requirement before a woman could obtain an abortion.
Its sister court in Richmond, Virginia, struck down a similar measure in North Carolina.
The Supreme Court has a 5-4 conservative majority and is closely divided on abortion rights. The law, Kentucky said, "does nothing more than require that women who are considering an abortion be provided with information that is truthful, non-misleading and relevant to their decision of whether to have an abortion".
The American Civil Liberties Union, which represented the clinic, said the court should have taken the case.