Federal law that protects emergency life-saving abortions challenged in Texas suit

By: - July 15, 2022 4:00 am

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 1, 2021 in Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court heard arguments in a challenge to the controversial Texas abortion law which banned abortions after six weeks before Roe v. Wade was overturned. (Photo by Drew Angerer / Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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