The Roberts Court will consider stepping into the fight over Mississippi’s admitting privileges requirement for abortion providers in a case that could make it harder for pro-choice advocates to combat restrictions based in junk science.
The ruling dismisses a portion of the challenge to the law but lets the underlying challenge to its constitutionality proceed.
Competing motions filed by attorneys for the State of Alabama and three abortion clinics in the state have asked a federal court to rule without a trial on the constitutionality of the state’s admitting privileges law.
Whole Woman’s Health in Fort Worth, recently forced to close due to stringent restrictions passed by the Texas legislature, has once again opened its doors to clients after a doctor affiliated with the clinic obtained admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.
Life Dynamics says it mailed the flyers, which feature an image of what looks to be an aborted fetus, to every doctor’s office in the state. The president of the group posted an image of the flyer on Facebook Friday, noting that “there will be a ruckus and this is just the first shot of the ruckus that’s coming.”
A 5-4 decision leaves in place a Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals order that allows portions of HB 2 to take effect while a lawsuit challenging the law proceeds.
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What does Monday’s Supreme Court filing mean for the legal battle over Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law?
Attorneys for reproductive health-care providers in Texas filed an emergency petition with the Roberts Court Monday morning as a health-care crisis grips the state.
One Texas abortion provider said that she canceled 45 scheduled abortion procedures Friday morning as a result of the state’s omnibus anti-abortion access law.