Amicus is the Firearms Policy Coalition, a nonprofit membership organization that promotes individual liberties, including the right to keep and bear arms and the freedom of speech. The brief argues that this case is important because the approach used by Texas could be used against numerous other constitutional rights. If this scheme is effective at evading or outright blocking pre-enforcement judicial review, and denying due process protections to individual targeted by the law, as does S.B.8, it will easily become the model for suppression of other constitutional rights.
Schaerr Jaffe LLP is pro bono counsel.
This brief was filed in support of Whole Woman’s Health et. al. v. Jackson et. al. the Center’s lawsuit at the U.S. Supreme Court challenging Texas’s abortion ban (S.B. 8).