The person seeing doesn’t even live in the state……
And is a felon…
There is second person suing…
That person also is out of the state of Texas….
And wants the whole abortion law in Texas thrown out….
This while the Supreme ‘s have announced they will review Mississippi Abortion case this fall….
We seem to be in a ‘free for all’ against the woman’s ‘right’ in abortion case that was settled a LONG time ago….
The plaintiff is a felon serving a federal sentence at home in Arkansas, with no connection to the abortion at issue. He said he filed the claim not because of strongly held views about reproductive rights but in part because of the $10,000 he could receive if the lawsuit is successful. A second suit filed Monday — just four paragraphs long — came from a man in Chicago who asked a state court to strike down the abortion law as invalid.
Since the Texas ban took effect Sept. 1, advocates on both sides of the abortion debate have been anticipating such lawsuits, though perhaps not from a “disbarred and disgraced former Arkansas lawyer,” as Oscar Stilley described himself in his complaint.
The Supreme Court’s conservative majority said this month that an initial challenge to the law raised serious constitutional questions. But the majority allowed the law to stand and indicated that because abortion providers had sued state officials — and not private citizens charged with enforcing the ban — the court could not immediately weigh in.
The nation remains sharply divided over abortion rights, with a growing number of Republican-led state legislatures trying to limit or ban the procedure. Also Monday, the Supreme Court scheduled arguments for Dec. 1 in a Mississippi case that tests Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision guaranteeing the right to an abortion before viability, which is usually 22 to 24 weeks into a pregnancy….