Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Editor: Tracy A. Thomas
University of Akron School of Law

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The Texas Abortion Decision: A Glass Half Empty

The Texas abortion decision may be more a decision that is half empty than half full for those challenging the law.  The court upholds restrictions on medication abortions, which are the safest, earliest, and increasingly most prevalent type of procedure.  Maybe the court was just deferring to SCOTUS, which has agreed to hear a challenge to the similar Oklahoma law--sort of.

For more, see:

Planned Parenthood v. Abbott, W.D. Texas, Oct. 28, 2013.

New York Times, Judge in Texas Partly Rejects Abortion Law

Dahlia Lithwick, Slate, Half Measures

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