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Texas to Appeal U.S. Judge Ruling Which Blocked State’s Abortion Ban

HeadlineOct 08, 2021

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says he will appeal a federal judge’s ruling which temporarily blocked the state’s near-complete ban on abortions. The New York Times reports at least six clinics resumed performing abortions on Thursday, a day after the ruling. U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has praised the judge’s ruling, saying it was a “victory for women in Texas and for the rule of law.”

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