Planned Parenthood Sues To Block Texas Abortion Bill

Law360, New York (September 27, 2013, 1:49 PM EDT) -- The nation's largest abortion provider launched a lawsuit in Texas federal court Friday challenging controversial abortion restrictions recently signed into law by Texas Gov. Rick Perry, saying parts of the law are "unintelligible" and violate the U.S. Constitution.

Planned Parenthood's suit — filed along with the Center for Reproductive Rights and the ACLU of Texas — targets a consortium of Texas officials including Attorney General Gregory Abbott, alleging their enforcement of portions of Texas omnibus bill H.B. 2 would violate patients’ rights guaranteed by the 14th...
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Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services et al v. Abbott et al


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1:13-cv-00862

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Texas Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

Judge

Lee Yeakel

Date Filed

September 26, 2013

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