Supreme Court Halts Ruling That Would Have Closed Most Texas Abortion Facilities

Supreme CourtWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has blocked Texas from enforcing key parts of a 2013 law that would close all but eight of the state’s abortion facilities.

The justices largely granted the request of abortion providers Tuesday. With three dissenting votes, the court suspended a ruling by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that allowed Texas to enforce a rule making abortion clinics statewide spend millions of dollars on hospital-level upgrades.

The appeals court’s ruling suspended an August decision by U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel, who found that such upgrades were less about safety than making access to abortion difficult.

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  • Gary

    Killing unborn babies is one way to reduce what the New World Order elites regard as overpopulation. They are not going to curtail it.

  • Reason2012

    They will answer to God for enabling the massive slaughter of MILLIONS of sons/daughters.

  • Krauss Allie

    Well, considering that if anything, the Bible clearly endorses abortion, I don’t see why God would have any problem with this. One might think God would take a stronger position on deliberately withholding a woman’s bodily rights from her, but that’s just my opinion, Your opinion will surely differ, but please be aware, you are dead set against abortion because it has become a tribal indentifier of American Evangelicals, and not because it is rooted in Scripture.

    If you’re unfamiliar with the ‘bodily rights’ argument, I’m afraid that legally speaking, it is one you will never be able to defeat. You see, in the western world, no human being can be compelled against their will to give up as much as a drop of blood for any other human, let alone give up her womb and her potential future, even for her own child. Also, please don’t pretend we’re dealing with ‘unborn babies’ here, we’re not. We’re talking about what is literally a clump of cells, called a blastocyst, and to equate a blastocyct with a fully formed yet-to-be-born person, means you have forsaken your critical faculties so that you may remain a member in good standing of your tribe, and certainly not for any Biblical pretense.

    Dr. Krauss