Supreme Court blocks Texas abortion-clinic rules

by Associated Press |  |  published on June 30, 2015

The Supreme Court acted Monday to keep Texas’ 19 abortion clinics open, amid a legal fight that threatens to close more than half of them.

The justices voted 5-4 to grant an emergency appeal from the clinics after a federal appeals court upheld new clinic regulations and refused to keep them on hold while the clinics appealed to the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court order will remain in effect at least until the court decides whether to hear the clinics’ appeal of the lower court ruling, not before the fall.

  • the king is coming

    its time this country’s patriots send them all walking and redefine what makes us different from the rest and teach our citizens about our true christian heritage and the fact our first president would not take the oath of office until they brought him a bible to put his right hand is not about white,black,brown or yellow we all are what makes up america the land of the brave and the home of the god we trust and need to obey the higher court and not the principalities and powers of darkness and perversion.

  • libsrtheh8ters

    The rules & standards Texas is trying to enforce are the same ones botox clinics are FORCED to comply with. They are surgical standards that leftist A holes insisted be in place for outpatient clinics but wrote in an EXCEPTION for ABORTION clinics, what a surprise. Now they are outraged to be held to the standards THEY insisted on having in the first place. Are they over the top for outpatient clinics, YES, but if everyone else must comply then the abortion clinics should too.

  • mjmaf

    Keep closing them. No more tax funding for murder! Taxpayers are getting tired of paying for other individuals’ sexual irresponsibility and criminal behavior when it comes to “reproductive rights”. Statistics clearly show when the living fetus is shown to pregnant women, they decide to keep or allow adoption. The only proponents for this legalized killing are those who have already been born and can protect themselves. Less than 1% of all abortions is for the life of the mother and most agree it is allowable for cases of rape or incest. Some who have been raped decide to keep the child and be a mother, with sole custody. You rarely see a rapist come back to try to get parental rights – for obvious reasons. Abortion clinics, besides providing a very evil, barbaric deed, have also given tips to hidden camera people on Human Trafficking (transport of humans for organ stealing (leaving them dead afterwards) sex slavery, or kidnapping to be sent to Middle East to become “wives, or to become drug mules). Also, after having undergone this horror of a procedure, many women have to try to get to emergency clinics from totally unsanitary and botched “procedures” and many of them die. All these death clinic supporters care about is their Leftist political agenda and the cash, not the “life of the mother”. How can one be a mother (a term they always use for women or very young girls going into these places) if one does not actually bear the child? No baby – No Mother! This country, without government interference, is going towards pro-life every day from all the real education and dispelling of misnomers out there that try to de-brutalize this horrific practice, of doing away with humans not yet born, who cannot protect themselves. Let’s finish off this horrible crime against people, who can’t protect themselves, and deserve a chance at life, once and for all!

  • KenRad

    9 Ignorant fools compose the SCROTUS.

  • Betty Weaver Woods

    hey Texas…Why not do what Obama would do! Ignore the laws you don’t like or don’t agree with and make your own!!

    • msueh

      100 upvotes here!

  • ADRoberts

    Kicking the can down the road. They could have just voted on whether to review the case or not But I guess that they have too much negative image right now and don’t want to make a triple abuse of power.
    Time to remove the court, since it refuses to obey the constitution and NOT make law themselves.

    • pilgrimson

      Meanwhile thousands more babies murdered!

      • ADRoberts

        If Jesus is not LORD of ALL, then He is not Lord at all.
        And as you see the rot and decay of the small but massively pervasive parts of society, you get ONE certainty. Man has become his own god.
        And his “god” is about to die.

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