DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Texas can continue banning most abortions. A federal appeals court making the decision last night. For pro-life organization Texas Values, leaving SB 8 in place is a win. READ MORE: Amtrak Train From Fort Worth Crashes In Oklahoma, Four Hurt The law bans abortions as soon as a fetal heartbeat is detected. No exceptions for rape or incest. Only if the mother's life is in danger. "So far, over 6,600 lives have been saved by this law and we hope we can continue to save lives," policy adviser Mary Castle said. Late last night, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit rejected the U.S. Department of Justice's request to lift a stay on an order from a federal judge that had temporarily blocked the law. Now, the Biden administration is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the law. This comes after it allowed the law to take effect last month, but did not rule on whether it is constitutional. "The question that has been in front of the courts the last couple months is what do we do between where we are now and when the Court of Appeals resolves the appeal?" READ… Read full this story
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