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Texas Abortion Restrictions

Federal judge will hear Texas’ arguments against temporarily blocking abortion ban before ruling on Biden administration request

Instead of immediately acting on the request, U.S. District Judge Robert L. Pitman set an Oct. 1 hearing to consider arguments before ruling. The law will have been in effect for one month by that time.

Several dozen people showed up at the Capitol to protest Texas' controversial anti-abortion law on Sept. 11, 2021.
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