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Appeals Court Keeps Texas Abortion Ban in Place

HeadlineOct 15, 2021

A federal appeals court has ruled to keep Texas’s near-total ban on abortions in place. The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals extended a stay on a federal judge’s ruling last week that blocked the ban, deeming it unconstitutional. The two judges on the three-judge panel who voted Thursday to keep the law in place were appointed by George W. Bush and Donald Trump.

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