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Supreme Court doesn't block Texas abortion law, sets hearing

 

October 22, 2021



WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing the Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in place, but has agreed to hear arguments in the case in early November.

The justices said Friday they will decide whether the Justice Department and abortion providers can sue in federal court over a law that Justice Sonia Sotomayor said was "enacted in open disregard of the constitutional rights of women seeking abortion care in Texas."

Answering that question will help determine whether the law should be blocked while legal challenges continue. The court is moving at an unusually fast pace...



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