A federal judge ordered Texas to suspend the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S., calling it an "offensive deprivation" of a constitutional right by banning most abortions.
The Biden administration on Friday urged a federal judge to block the nation's most restrictive abortion law, which has banned most abortions in Texas.
A San Antonio doctor who said he performed an abortion in defiance of a new Texas law has been sued by two people.
The Justice Department has asked a federal court in Texas to stop the enforcement of a new state law that bans most abortions in the state while it decides the case.
The unusual legal strategy used to ban most abortions in Texas is already increasingly being employed in Republican-led states to target hot-button issues.
The Justice Department sued Texas over a new state law that bans most abortions, arguing that it was enacted “in open defiance of the Constitution."
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