Tag: Department of Justice

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Its Second Major Abortion Case of the Term on April 24

Case will determine if states banning abortion can override federal law and deny pregnant patients emergency abortion care.

Supreme Court Refuses to Block Texas Abortion Ban, Agrees to Hear Two Cases Challenging the Law

The Supreme Court on October 22 announced it will hear oral arguments in the Center’s case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson, on November 1. The case challenges S.B. 8, a Texas law that bans abortion at about six weeks of pregnancy and incentivizes private citizens to enforce the ban. Multiple media sources reported on the […]

Texas Abortion Ban Update: DOJ Lawsuit, UN Condemnation

The Department of Justice claims the law violates constitutional rights, while UN human rights experts call it a violation of international law. The Center is also challenging the Texas ban , in its case, Whole Woman's Health v. Jackson.