President Joe Biden is attempting “to twist federal law to force abortions in Texas,” said the state’s attorney general Ken Paxton on Thursday.
The US Supreme Court overruled Roe v Wade earlier this month, turning abortion regulation back to state legislatures. In response, Texas banned all abortions from the moment of fertilization, except in rare cases to save the life of a pregnant mother or prevent “substantial impairment of major bodily function.”
The state’s law protects pre-born life, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said on Twitter. And now, Biden’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is attempting to undo it, he said.
“Not on my watch,” he wrote on Twitter. “I just filed suit. I’ll ensure the left’s abortion agenda can’t reach TX babies.” Read more…