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Wed Sep 15, 2021, 05:34 AM

DOJ asks judge to block Texas from enacting abortion law

Source: the hill


By Mychael Schnell - 09/14/21 11:21 PM EDT

The Department of Justice (DOJ) filed an emergency motion Tuesday night to issue an order that would stop Texas from implementing its new controversial abortion law, which prohibits abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy.


DOJ argued in its motion that Texas adopted the measure “to prevent women from exercising their constitutional rights.” It is specifically asking for a temporary restraining order or a preliminary injunction to stop the implementation of the law.

“This relief is necessary to protect the constitutional rights of women in Texas and the sovereign interest of the United States in ensuring that its States respect the terms of the national compact,” the DOJ said in the 47-page motion.

“It is also necessary to protect federal agencies, employees, and contractors whose lawful actions S.B. 8 purports to prohibit,” the department added....................................

Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/572317-doj-asks-judge-to-block-texas-from-enacting-abortion-law

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Wed Sep 15, 2021, 08:47 AM

1. So, they are going to the same GOP junta

That refused to hear it before?

Unless they get rid of some of the flotsam and jetsam that sits on the Supreme Court, we are going to go back to the 1800's on women's rights. Abortion is a right, not a religious beachball.

We should add a few more members to the Supremes to ensure women's right to abortions. Otherwise the only way out is if Amy's husband is ok for women to keep the rights of the current century.

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Wed Sep 15, 2021, 08:56 AM

2. K&R

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