Federal Judge Halts Enforcement of Texas Abortion Ban

Federal Judge Halts Enforcement of Texas Abortion Ban

U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman of Austin granted a temporary injunction against Texas’ recent law that virtually bans abortion. Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, the state is ordered to halt the enforcement of Senate Bill 8 (SB8), which essentially prohibits abortions once the “fetal heartbeat” is detectable, about six weeks into a pregnancy. In his […]

Texas’ Latest Abortion Law Relegates Women to 3rd Class Citizenship

Texas’ Latest Abortion Law Relegates Women to 3rd Class Citizenship

Texans have tried to do away with allowing a woman’s “right to choose” since before the Supreme Court ruling Roe v Wade was Constitutional. Less than a decade ago, Texas instituted legislation — targeted restrictions on abortion providers (TRAP) laws — to make it harder for clinics to operate within its borders. Unfortunately, on Sept. […]

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