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Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Federal Judge Blocks Arkansas Controversial Abortion Bill

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson

A federal judge blocked Arkansas’ controversial abortion bill on Tuesday. The Court wants to consider the challenge to its constitutionality. The bill would have been effective starting Friday. “Since the record at this stage of the proceedings indicates that women seeking abortions in Arkansas face an imminent threat to their …

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Texas Governor Sued Over Defunding Of Legislature

Texas Governor

Texas House Democrats are asking the state’s Supreme Court to overturn Gov. Greg Abbott’s veto of a budget provision that funds the Legislature, charging that his action was unconstitutional. The suit argues that Abbott’s veto, which could lead to about 2,000 legislative staffers not being paid for two years, violates …

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Democrats Reintroduce The Women’s Health Protection Act

Congressional Democrats have reintroduced the Women’s Health Protection Act to protect abortion access around the United States. The bill was first introduced in 2013. The federal legislation would codify Roe v. Wade in law and establish the legal right to abortion in all 50 states under federal law. The legislation guarantees …

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