Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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