High Court Asked To Halt Texas Abortion Law Amid Appeal

Law360, Dallas (November 4, 2013, 2:03 PM EST) -- Planned Parenthood on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to vacate a ruling allowing Texas to enforce a requirement that abortion providers have hospital admitting privileges, saying the Fifth Circuit wrongly concluded that the state had a likelihood of proving the law constitutional.

In a fast-moving appellate struggle over whether the admitting-privileges requirement can take effect, Planned Parenthood told the U.S. Supreme Court that a third of the state’s abortion facilities have shuttered their doors since the Fifth Circuit on Thursday granted Texas an emergency stay...
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