Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announces a ruling appeal from the state U.S. District Judge Robert Pittman has blocked his controversial abortion ban.
“We do not agree with the court’s decision and have already taken steps to appeal it to the Fifth Circuit Court,” Texas Attorney General Ken Pactson (R) said on Twitter this morning. “The sanctity of human life is a priority for me, and always will be.”
We do not agree with the decision of the court and have already taken immediate steps to appeal to the Fifth Circuit Court.
The sanctity of human life is a priority for me, and always will be.
– Texas Attorney General (XTXAG) October 7, 2021
The law prohibits virtually all abortions after a heartbeat is caught, which usually gives citizens the right to sue after six weeks of pregnancy and against abortion providers suspected of violating the new policy.
The law, referred to as the “fetal heartbeat bill,” will allow citizens to sue abortion providers suspected of violating the new policy.
The The Supreme Court voted 5-4 not to impede its implementation, saying abortion providers did not meet the burden required to suspend the law.
Late last night, Judge Pitman blocked Law enforcement, known as SBAS, says Texas has enacted a law that targets women and ignores their constitutional protections.
“From the moment SB8 came into force, women have been illegally barred from exercising control over their lives, which is protected by the constitution,” Pitman wrote. “Their decision is that other courts may find a way to avoid this conclusion; This court will never allow this objectionable deprivation of this important right. ”
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