2021-09-08 10:45:00

Supreme Court Allows Texas Abortion Ban to Take Effect


Supreme Court Allows Texas Abortion Ban to Take Effect from Rising Up With Sonali on Vimeo.






Sonali Kolhatkar speaks with Imani Gandy, a senior legal analyst for RewireNewsGroup.com, where she covers law and courts and co-hosts the podcast Boom! Lawyered.


The U.S. Supreme Court last week in a 5 to 4 decision shocked the nation and allowed a new anti-abortion law in Texas to take effect.

The law effectively bars all abortions, banning them after 6 weeks of gestation, which is when most pregnant people first discover their pregnancies. In refusing to take a position against the law the conservative majority on the court – three of whose justices were appointed by former President Donald Trump - have effectively stricken down Roe Vs. Wade.

President Joe Biden’s Justice Department has said it will examine a challenge to the Texas abortion ban but so far has not taken decisive action.






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