Thursday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on ruled 2-1 for Texas’s controversial abortion law to remain in place.
The ruling is another defeat for the Biden administration’s opposition to the Texas Law.
CBS NEWS: Texas abortion law stays in place after federal appeals court sides with state
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Per The Hill “Judge James C. Ho, a Trump appointee, and Judge Catharina Haynes, a nominee of former President George W. Bush, supported leaving the ban in place. Judge Carl E. Stewart, a nominee of former President Clinton, dissented.”
“The Supreme Court’s interpretations of the Constitution are not the Constitution itself – they are, after all, called opinions,” lawyers who support the state said, according to NBC News. “Abortion is not a constitutional right; it is a court-invented right that may not even have majority support on the current Supreme Court.”