“First trimester ultrasounds are not part of routine prenatal care…So why are politicians now requiring this expensive procedure for a woman who plans to terminate her pregnancy?”
Another failed bill comes popping back up for a second go.
The group requests that the entire 5th Circuit Court of Appeals hear the case.
Another sign that lawmakers should not make medical decisions.
The law, which was blocked by a Texas judge, must now be enforced even as the court continues to argue over its constitutionality.
The three judge panel will decide if the injunction against forcing doctors to describe pre-abortion ultrasounds to their patients should be dropped.
The House bill has 112 cosponsors.
Without a judge’s intervention, Texas women will be forced to undergo mandatory ultrasounds before abortions starting Thursday.
Judge tells the bill’s authors the case isn’t an anti-abortion “soapbox.”
The House narrowly overrode the veto, and the senate is likely one vote from overriding, too.