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Justice Department exploring ways to challenge Texas’ abortion ban, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland says

Garland provided no details of how federal officials may challenge one of the nation’s strictest bans on abortion. His statement came days after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to block the law, at least for now.

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland at a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington on June 25, 2021.
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