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 […]

Doctor Sued by Ex-Lawyers to Force Judiciary Review of Texas Abortion Law

Doctor Sued by Ex-Lawyers to Force Judiciary Review of Texas Abortion Law

Texas legislators passed an extremely restrictive law effectively rendering abortion illegal in early September. As a result, a San Antonio doctor positioned himself to be targeted for repercussions when he announced he terminated a woman’s pregnancy past the six-week cutoff outlined in the law. On Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, two ex-lawyers filed separate lawsuits against […]

Voters Split on Supreme Court Justice Nomination

Voters Split on Supreme Court Justice Nomination

American voters are narrowly divided on whether or not a Supreme Court Justice by the Senate in October 2020. Forty-six percent of those polled want to postpone any Supreme Court Justice nomination until after a new presidency begins in January, according to The Hill on October 7. The poll, conducted by SSRS Research, found a narrow […]