USA Today reports:
Texas’ ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy returned to the Supreme Court on Monday after the Biden administration sought emergency review of a lower court’s ruling that allowed the controversial law to remain in place.
The appeal gives the high court a chance to temporarily block enforcement of the most restrictive abortion law in the country for the second time in as many months and represents the latest development in a whirlwind of litigation around the Texas ban.
Because the case is filed on the court’s emergency docket, the justices are likely to move swiftly – potentially within a matter of days – to address it.
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The Justice Department has filed its appeal over Texas’ ban on abortions after six weeks. https://t.co/3dlEdLXVfK
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