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riversedge

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11. PRESS RELEASE FROM KEN PAXTON..........
Thu Dec 7, 2023, 08:24 PM
Dec 2023



December 07, 2023 | Press Release
Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Responds to Travis Coun­ty TRO

https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/news/releases/attorney-general-ken-paxton-responds-travis-county-tro

AUSTIN – The Temporary Restraining Order (“TRO”) granted by the Travis County district judge purporting to allow an abortion to proceed will not insulate hospitals, doctors, or anyone else, from civil and criminal liability for violating Texas’ abortion laws. This includes first degree felony prosecutions, Tex. Health & Safety Code § 170A.004, and civil penalties of not less than $100,000 for each violation, Tex. Health & Safety Code §§ 170A.005, 171.207-211. And, while the TRO purports to temporarily enjoin actions brought by the OAG and TMB against Dr. Karsan and her staff, it does not enjoin actions brought by private citizens. Tex. Health & Safety Code § ¬¬171.207. Nor does it prohibit a district or county attorney from enforcing Texas’ pre-Roe abortion laws against Dr. Karsan or anyone else. The TRO will expire long before the statute of limitations for violating Texas’ abortion laws expires.

To read the letter, click here.


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I'm glad I live in a state that is not insane like Texas. kimbutgar Dec 2023 #1
Don't look now but the Christians and MOMFUDSKI Dec 2023 #2
That criminal bdamomma Dec 2023 #3
How I wish that a group from a neighboring state could swoop in and whisk her away question everything Dec 2023 #4
Do they still use juries to decide lawsuits in Texas? bucolic_frolic Dec 2023 #5
I hope they're hildegaard28 Dec 2023 #6
I agree 100%. TSExile Dec 2023 #18
The Judge Is 'Perpetrating' Nothing, Paxton Simply Can't Tell When Auto-Correct Swapped That In For 'Purporting' The Magistrate Dec 2023 #7
Intimidation, Incarceration, Extermination - Same As It Ever Was MayReasonRule Dec 2023 #8
Remember this case Dale in Laurel MD Dec 2023 #9
The cruelty is indeed the point. TSExile Dec 2023 #10
PRESS RELEASE FROM KEN PAXTON.......... riversedge Dec 2023 #11
Bring her and her doctors to Illinois. sinkingfeeling Dec 2023 #12
He is vermin. And he thinks he can override the court. sinkingfeeling Dec 2023 #13
This is not politicians or courts business malaise Dec 2023 #14
Which proves these assholes are not pro-life Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Dec 2023 #15
IF i was given ONE WISH, it would be to bluestarone Dec 2023 #16
Hey, why stop there? TSExile Dec 2023 #17
I'm hoping his penis falls off asap Lars39 Dec 2023 #19
Maybe it already has? It might explain a lot. Maru Kitteh Dec 2023 #20
The pro life death cult is at it again. Initech Dec 2023 #21
Ken Paxton is an asshole LetMyPeopleVote Dec 2023 #22
If there was such a thing as a "retroactive abortion", DemocraticPatriot Dec 2023 #23
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