Texas has appealed the decision. federal judge sided with the Ministry of JusticeConsequently, the state was unable to pass a restrictive abortion law.
After six weeks of pregnancy, fetal heart activity is detected and abortions are prohibited. Advocates for abortion rights claim that many women don’t know they are pregnant until it is too late.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asserts that the judge in the lower court has overstepped his boundaries.
The court stated that “the court order violates separation of powers on all sides”.
Paxton asks the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit to allow the law to pass during the appeals process.
Clinics ReportedlyHours after Wednesday’s ruling, Abortion Services began offering abortions.
Paxton’s request is still not being considered by the appeals court.