Justice Sotomayor IS pissed that the majority of the court allowing even entertaining the Texas abortion case which critics say is almost a freelance by the courts right leaning justices….
Several more abortion cases are coming at the court….
This IS what anti-abortion Republicans wanted as a result of Trump putting right leaners on the nation’s high court….
The US Justice Dept. is asking for the review….
The High Court will NOT put the Texas ruling ‘on hold’ while they review it….
The Supreme Court on Friday once again refused to immediately block a Texas law that banned most abortions after six weeks. But the justices agreed to fast-track their consideration of appeals from the Justice Department and abortion providers in Texas, scheduling arguments for Nov. 1.
Only Justice Sonia Sotomayor filed a dissent.
“For the second time, the court is presented with an application to enjoin a statute enacted in open disregard of the constitutional rights of women seeking abortion care in Texas,” she wrote. “For the second time, the court declines to act immediately to protect these women from grave and irreparable harm.”
But she added she welcomed the court’s decision to hear arguments in the two cases, which will apparently be limited to the procedural question of whether the Texas law, S.B. 8, is subject to review in federal court given its novel structure.
The court said it would decide this question in the federal government’s appeal: “May the United States bring suit in federal court and obtain injunctive or declaratory relief against the state, state court judges, state court clerks, other state officials or all private parties to prohibit S.B. 8 from being enforced?”…