Tag: Whole Woman's Health v Jackson
Multiple sources reported on the Texas Supreme Court’s ruling against the Center’s challenge to S.B. 8, the draconian Texas law that bans abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy and incentivizes individuals to enforce it. In December, the U.S. Supreme Court left a small opening for the Center’s case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson, to […]
Texans will continue to be denied abortion access after the Texas court rules the case can’t proceed against state licensing officials.
On March 11, 2022, the Texas Supreme Court issued a ruling allowing the state’s vigilante 6-week abortion ban to remain in place.
01.20.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – The U.S. Supreme Court denied a request today from abortion providers and funds to allow one of the challenges against S.B. 8 (Texas’ ban on abortion after approximately six weeks of pregnancy) to finally proceed in district court after months of delay since the law took effect on September 1. Earlier […]
On January 20, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the Center’s petition for a writ of mandamus, which was filed on January 3 and requested the Court to order the Fifth Circuit to remand the case to the district court. Justice Sotomayor, who wrote the dissent and was joined by Justices Breyer and Kagan, said, “This […]
MSNBC interviewed Center president and CEO Nancy Northup about the Supreme Court’s ruling that left Texas’s abortion ban in effect and left only a limited path to challenge the law in federal court. Northup said, “I think this decision will go down as one of the most disgraceful decisions in Supreme Court history… Yes, the […]
Multiple sources reported on the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Center’s case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson, which challenges Texas’s abortion ban and vigilante scheme. The Court refused to block the blatantly unconstitutional ban, which has ended more abortion access in the state. It dismissed the most significant part of the Center’s case, which would […]
12.10.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued decisions in two cases challenging Texas’ ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy (S.B. 8), ending two of the most promising pathways to blocking the ban. In a 5-4 majority, the Court ruled that the most significant part of a case filed by a […]
On December 10, the Supreme Court issued its ruling in the case Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson. In a 5-4 decision, the Court refused to block Texas’s unconstitutional abortion ban and vigilante scheme.The law, S.B. 8, bans abortion care after approximately six weeks of pregnancy, and was designed by lawmakers to evade judicial review. Read […]
May 19: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 8 into law. July 13: Plaintiffs filed the case in federal district court. August 4-5: The defendants filed motions to dismiss, asking the district court to end the case. August 12: The federal district court judge scheduled a preliminary injunction hearing for August 30 to determine […]