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Supreme Court’s message on Texas abortion law was ‘staggering indifference’, legal historian says


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‘When the clock struck midnight’ on Wednesday, the Supreme Court ‘had done precisely nothing’ about restrictive abortion law that has now come into effect in Texas despite urgent demands to block it , Mary Ziegler, legal historian at Florida State University College. of right, written in Atlantic.

The High Court has spent decades writing that “abortion is so divisive because it touches people’s deepest beliefs about life in the womb, women’s rights, gender equality and the role of physicians “and, regardless of whether you agree with judges’ rulings on the matter in the past, Ziegler argues that it was clear that they took” these conflicting beliefs seriously. “

Now, however, the Supreme Court’s message about what’s going on in Texas is one of “astonishing indifference,” she continues. The conservative majority bench, Ziegler said, “considered the prospect of a functional abortion ban and saw no urgency at all.” Read the rest of Ziegler’s article on Atlantic.

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