Texas Attorney General Argues at Fifth Circuit in Defense of State Laws Protecting Women’s Health and the Unborn

Texas Attorney General Argues at Fifth Circuit in Defense of State Laws Protecting Women’s Health and the Unborn

AUSTIN –Attorneys from Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office today urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to reverse a U.S. District Court decision enjoining a Mississippi law that generally restricts non-emergency abortions to the first 15 weeks of a woman’s pregnancy. Mississippi enacted the Gestational Age Act in March 2018. The lone abortion clinic in Mississippi, which provides only a handful of abortions during the 15th week of pregnancy and none after the 16th week, immediately […]