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Texas Doctor Who Defied State’s New Abortion Ban Is Sued

posted on September 21, 2021

Jamie Stengle of the Associated Press reports, “A San Antonio doctor who said he performed an abortion in defiance of a new Texas law all but dared supporters of the state’s near-total ban on the procedure to try making an early example of him by filing a lawsuit – and by Monday two people obliged.” The plaintiffs, however, did not necessarily oppose abortion and sued so that the constitutionality of the law could be challenged in court. The Department of Justice is separately pursuing two cases in federal court to overturn the abortion restrictions.


Read at The Associated Press