Federal Judge Rejects DOJ Move To Block Texas Abortion Law

A federal judge denied a Department of Justice request to block enforcement of the controversial Texas abortion law. “[T]his case presents complex, important questions of law that merit a full opportunity for the parties to present their positions to the Court,” wrote United States District Judge Robert Pitman in a one page decision Thursday. “Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that the United States’ Opposed Motion for Expedited Briefing Schedule, (Dkt. 13), is DENIED.”

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