Texas Supreme Court blocks order that allowed abortions to resume
Prosecutor Texas General Ken Paxton has asked the state's highest court to block the order that allowed certain abortions.
The Texas Supreme Court has blocked an order to x27;a lower court that had given some abortion clinics the confidence to resume abortions.
Friday night's ruling by the state's highest court comes just days after some abortion providers rushed to resume services.
A A court order issued this week by a Houston judge had reassured some doctors that they could temporarily resume abortions up to six weeks pregnant.
Previously, doctors stopped performing abortions in the state after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and ended federal abortion rights on June 24.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton quickly asked the highest court in the state. x27;State, which has nine Republican justices, to temporarily suspend this order.
Abortion clinics across the country are struggling to navigate the changing legal landscape around abortion laws and access.
In Florida, a law that bans abortions after 15 weeks went into effect Friday, the day after a judge called it a violation of the state Constitution and ruled that he would sign an order to temporarily block this law next week.
The ban could have wider consequences in the South, where Florida has less restricted access to this type of intervention than its neighbors.
The right to the abortion was lost and found within days in Kentucky.
A law that imposed a near-total ban on abortions automatically went into effect last Friday, but a judge blocked it Thursday, meaning the state's only two abortion providers can start over to see patients, for now at least.
Legal wrangling is almost certain to continue to wreak havoc on people seeking abortions in the States United in the near future with court rulings that upend anytime access and an influx of new patients from other states.
Even when women travel outside states where abortion is banned, they may have fewer options for terminating their pregnancies as the prospect of prosecution follows them.
Planned Parenthood of Montana this week stopped offering medical abortions to patients who live in states where abortion is banned to minimize potential risks to providers, for health center staff and for patients in the face of a rapidly changing [legal] landscape.
Planned Parenthood North Central States, which offers this type of procedure in Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska, has told its patients that they must take both pills in one go. State that allows abortions.
The use of abortion pills has been the most common method of terminating a pregnancy since 2000, when the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved mifepristone, the main drug used in medical abortions.
Taken with misoprostol, a drug that causes cramps that empty the uterus, it is the abortion pill.
L& #x27;Access to abortion pills has become a key battle in abortion rights, with President Joe Biden's administration preparing to argue that states cannot ban a drug that has been given the #x27; x27;FDA approval.
A South Dakota law that took effect Friday threatens criminal punishment for anyone who prescribes abortion drugs without a license from the FDA. South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners.
In Alabama, the attorney's office g General Steve Marshall said he is checking to see if any people or groups could be prosecuted for helping women fund and attend abortion appointments outside of the country. x27;Status.