Fifth Circuit Revives Abortion Laws Three Days After District Court Finds Them Unconstitutional

, Texas Lawyer


On Oct. 28, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel largely held unconstitutional two recent laws passed by the Texas Legislature, including a law that requires physicians performing abortions to have admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles and a law that limits the use of abortion-inducing drugs. On Oct. 31, the Fifth Circuit largely granted an emergency motion to stay Yeakel's ruling pending appeal.

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  • UnCoverUp

    The papist federal judges who control the Fifth Circuit and the Supreme Court should stop imposing their extremist religious and political "beliefs" upon their fellow citizens who pay their exorbitant salaries.

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