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Texas Abortion Restrictions

Texas abortion providers want district court, not conservative appeals court, to hear challenge to restrictive law

Lawyers for the providers argue that the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals should send the challenge against Texas’ Senate Bill 8 to district court, which in October temporarily blocked enforcement of the law.

Abortion rights activists during a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on May 21, 2019.

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