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US federal judge suspends abortion ban in Texas «kleinezeitung.at

US federal judge suspends abortion ban in Texas «kleinezeitung.at

The decision on Wednesday evening (local time) said the court would not allow another day to “move the withdrawal of such an important right.”

6:36 am, October 7, 2021

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A US court has temporarily halted Texas’ strict abortion law. The decision on Wednesday evening (local time) said the court would not allow another day to “move the withdrawal of such an important right.” The US government has sued what is known as the Heartbeat Act, which bans most abortions in Texas.

The decision stated that from the moment the law came into force, women were illegally prevented from exercising control over their lives. This is a major victory for the administration of US President Joe Biden, which has sued Texas over the law. However, this success may be short-lived.

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Abortion is prohibited by law once the baby’s heartbeat has been determined. This can be the case as early as the sixth week of pregnancy. Not many women know yet that they are pregnant at this point. What is unusual about the regulation is that it enables individuals to take civil action against anyone who assists a woman with an abortion.

A lawsuit against taxi drivers and parents…

with the scheme It is possible to file lawsuits against a wide range of people – from a taxi driver who drives a woman to the clinic, to parents who financially support their daughter with an abortion. The US Department of Justice spoke out for “bounty hunters” and described the law as “clearly unconstitutional”. It wasn’t until the weekend that thousands demonstrated again in the United States for the right to abortion.

However, it can be assumed that a file The Texas Republican government will appeal the current court decision. In theory, clinics can now again perform abortions that were prohibited by law. However, they must continue to fear that they will be sued if a higher court overturns the decision. Some clinics will likely wait for a final legal clarification so you don’t run any risks.

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