Obama Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Texas Heartbeat AbortionLaw


AUSTIN – A liberal federal judge appointed by former President Obama legislating from the bench has temporarily blocked Texas new heartbeat abortion bill Wednesday as part of a lawsuit the Biden administration launched against the state over its new law that bars abortions as early as six weeks of pregnancy.

According to The Texas Tribune, it’s unclear how U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman’s order may affect access to abortions in the state — or if it will at all. The state of Texas quickly filed a notice of appeal and will almost definitely seek an emergency stay of Pitman's order in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, which is known as the nation's most conservative appellate court.

The liberal judge legislating from the bench said, "...the case was "exceptional" and ordered that the state and "any other persons or entities acting on its behalf" be blocked from enforcing the statute. He acknowledged that his order could be appealed in another court and added: "this Court will not sanction one more day of this offensive deprivation of such an important right."

Texas Right to Life fully expects the 5th Circuit to step in and reverse Pitman's order. The 5th Circuit has already paused court proceedings in another lawsuit Pitman is overseeing that was lodged by abortion providers over the state’s law. The U.S. Supreme Court also eventually could be asked to step in on this case.

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ME Someone, Thu, 10/07/2021 - 15:00

You still have not explained what this "quota" is. Is it like the score republicans keep on how many "libs" they "own"?

60 million abortions in the US alone since Roe v Wade that comes to 1,250,000 per year ;)

ME Someone, Thu, 10/07/2021 - 17:05

You still have not cited your sources on that number.

"in the US alone"

As opposed to the other countries that have to abide by RvW? Hilarious.

Try googling “60 million lives lost to abortion since Roe v Wade” hope that helps ;)

ME Someone, Thu, 10/07/2021 - 17:11

I did, that specific number does not show up. Besides I want to know which source YOU used.

ME Someone, Thu, 10/07/2021 - 17:23

Good, if you found it then you can link it here, it's the little chain link lookin icon at the top of the post box.

ME Someone, Thu, 10/07/2021 - 17:11

Yes, it's funny that you implied other countries have to abide by RvW. You probably actually think that too.

ME Someone, Thu, 10/07/2021 - 17:18

"in the US alone since Roe v Wade"

You implied there are other countries that have had abortions because of RvW.

I totally understand why you demo libs don’t want to face the truth when it comes to your undying support for abortion. It doesn’t portray “you people” in a particularly good light ;)

ME Someone, Thu, 10/07/2021 - 17:20

Republicans had no issue with abortion up until you purposefully made it a political issue in the 70's to sway the christians to your side. They made it a political issue and you people followed, like you always have.

It’s more than just a “political issue” I wouldn’t expect a godless liberal like you to understand ;)

ME Someone, Thu, 10/07/2021 - 17:27

So you admit that you are trying to push your religion onto other people? How would you feel if a Muslim group attempted to do the same thing?

And, again, it was not a political issue until republicans purposefully made it one, to sway another group into supporting them.

Not trying to push anything on anyone just standing up for the RIGHT TO LIFE for the unborn ;)

ME Someone, Fri, 10/08/2021 - 09:35

"godless liberal"

You wouldn't have said that if your archaic and fake "religion" didn't have anything to do with it.

You, on the other hand, support abortion on demand right up until the moment of birth am I right?

Every abortion is one less democratic vote. Let them wing themselves off, that's why they have to import votes from Haiti and the like.

You yourself has claimed that “personhood” only applies to those who who have been issued a birth certificate so which is it?

ME Someone, Fri, 10/08/2021 - 17:55

No I didn't, I said that is how the law determines whether someone is a person and a citizen. 

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