Court Battle Continues Over TX Abortion Regulations

Updated 4:40 p.m.: 

Abortion providers and state attorneys will present their final arguments Wednesday morning on whether the restrictions on the procedure in House Bill 2 are constitutional. 

“What I want is focused argument on this statute and why it lives or dies under the law as it exists at this time,” said U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel, who has allotted one hour for each side to make its final argument. “And I think that is better served if we argue tomorrow.”

Both sides wrapped up witness testimony and other court business on Tuesday. 

The plaintiff’s ...

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