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.
In their response to a request for emergency Supreme Court intervention, attorneys for the State of Texas told the Roberts Court there was no need to block a law designed to cut off abortion access for tens of thousands of people in the state.
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.
On Thursday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals showed it won’t let law and procedure get in the way when it comes to restricting abortion access.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has blocked a lower federal court’s injunction against part of a Texas anti-choice law, which experts say will now have the result of shuttering about a third of the state’s abortion clinics.
The future of the fight over abortion rights will not be determined by viability or fetal rights. It will be determined by brick-and-mortar clinic access.
A lawsuit challenging two tenets of Texas’ new omnibus anti-choice law will go before a judge for the first time today.
On October 21, a federal judge will hear arguments as to why two provisions of a new Texas anti-abortion law should be blocked.
Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis is preparing to announce a run for governor next week, according to news outlets that have spoken with anonymous, high-ranking Democratic sources.