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Biden DOJ formally asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

Arguing that Texas’ near-total ban on abortion defies the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, the Biden Justice Department on Monday urged the high court to lift an order that allowed enforcement of the law to continue. ... Read more»0

Justice Department again tries to block near-total abortion ban in Texas

The fate of the nation’s most restrictive abortion law is again in the hands of the Fifth Circuit after the Biden Justice Department asked the court to lift a stay “as quickly as possible” days after a federal judge blocked enforcement of the Texas law. ... Read more»0

Justice Department sues Texas over near-total abortion ban

The Biden Justice Department on Thursday filed a lawsuit challenging Texas’ near-total abortion ban as an “unconstitutional attack” on women that deprives them of abortion services “in open defiance” of U.S. Supreme Court precedent.... Read more»0

Supreme Court denies emergency stay of Texas abortion ban

A divided U.S. Supreme Court rejected an emergency appeal from Texas abortion providers who sought to block enforcement of a law allowing private citizens to sue them if they perform the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected. ... Read more»0