A federal appeals court heard arguments Monday on whether the state of Texas can enforce a law that led to the closing of several abortion clinics, a case that ultimately appears bound for the U.S. Supreme Court.
A three-judge panel with a federal appeals court in New Orleans is set to review a Texas law on Monday that led to the closing of many abortion clinics in the state.
Court documents show that doctors at the Abortion Advantage clinic in Dallas recently have received hospital admitting privileges allowing them to continue providing abortions.
A new abortion law will stay in effect in Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to intervene. Liberal justices wanted to block the law until the appeals process was finished.
On Tuesday the United States Supreme Court announced it refuses to block Texas abortion restrictions.
The Supreme Court will not review an Oklahoma court ruling that struck down a state law limiting drug-induced abortions.
Planned Parenthood asked the Supreme Court Monday to place Texas’ new abortion restrictions on hold.
Planned Parenthood will close a dozen clinics on Friday after a federal appeals court reinstated most of the state’s controversial new abortion law.
A federal appeals court didn’t act on an emergency motion Tuesday that would’ve allowed some new abortion restrictions to take effect in Texas, the latest step in a lengthy battle activists on both sides predicted would end up before the U.S. Supreme Court.
A federal appeals court judge is considering whether to grant an emergency appeal that would allow the state to enforce a law that could shut down a dozen abortion clinics in Texas.
A federal court has ruled a key portion of the new abortion law set to take effect Tuesday is unconstitutional. A provision in the new law, passed by the state legislature, would have required doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles.
A federal judge has ruled that new abortion restrictions passed by the Texas Legislature are unconstitutional and should not take effect as planned on Tuesday.