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  • Supreme Court reopens Texas abortion clinics

    by Bonnie Pritchett/Southern Baptist TEXAN, posted Tuesday, October 21, 2014 (3 years ago)

    NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- A lawsuit challenging abortion regulations in Texas is being fast-tracked through the appeals process and most likely will go to the U.S. Supreme Court, with attorneys for both sides navigating uncharted legal waters.

    As Whole Woman's Health v. Lakey is bandied in the appeals process, Texas abortion clinics have closed and now reopened since Sept. 1, the date when the House Bill 2 was scheduled to go into effect. In the latest iteration, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in mid-October that HB 2 cannot go into effect while two key provisions are under appeal. Read More