AG Paxton Threatens Abortion Ban In Midst Of Public Health Emergency

AG Paxton Threatens Abortion Ban In Midst Of Public Health Emergency

By introducing a wedge issue into the implementation of a vital executive order, AG Paxton is potentially complicating the coordinated response to COVID-19. Austin, Texas – Today, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued guidance warning that abortion providers are covered by Governor Greg Abbott’s executive order that “all licensed health care professionals and all licensed health care facilities shall postpone all surgeries and procedures that are not immediately medically necessary to correct a serious medical […]