Justice Dept. to Ask Supreme Court to Block Texas Abortion Law

Justice Dept. to Ask Supreme Court to Block Texas Abortion Law

This post was originally published on this siteThe Texas law bans abortions when cardiac activity is detected, at around six weeks of pregnancy, and makes no exceptions for rape or incest.

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How a Mississippi court case could reshape abortion laws across the US

How a Mississippi court case could reshape abortion laws across the US

This post was originally published on this site WASHINGTON — A six-week abortion ban in Texas enacted in September forced those seeking abortion services in the Lone Star State to look across state lines for care. But the timing couldn’t have been worse for Texans living near the state’s eastern...

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Court fight over Texas abortion restriction tests limits of state laws

Court fight over Texas abortion restriction tests limits of state laws

This post was originally published on this siteA court battle over the strict Texas abortion law is testing legal questions that could have far-reaching effects on other constitutional rights.The novel enforcement mechanism of the Texas statute, known as S.B. 8, is intended to frustrate legal…

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Supreme Court to hear arguments for Kentucky abortion case

Supreme Court to hear arguments for Kentucky abortion case

This post was originally published on this siteAs the firestorm continues over the Supreme Court’s decision a month ago to allow a Texas six-week abortion ban to go into effect, the justices will take the bench on Tuesday to hear a separate dispute concerning an abortion access law out of...

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Justice Department asks court to pause Texas abortion ban while case is being appealed

Justice Department asks court to pause Texas abortion ban while case is being appealed

Justice Department asks court to pause Texas abortion ban while case is being appealed

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This judge just blocked enforcement of the near-total abortion ban in Texas

This judge just blocked enforcement of the near-total abortion ban in Texas

This post was originally published on this site  Pamphlets are shown in a Planned Parenthood of Utah clinic in Salt Lake City. A U.S. judge has temporarily blocked the near-total abortion ban in Texas. | Rick Bowmer, Associated Press The ban comes after President Joe Biden’s administration challenged the new...

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