Judge Rules Texas Abortion Clinics Can Kill Babies in Abortions Instead of Helping Coronavirus Patients

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Judge Rules Texas Abortion Clinics Can Kill Babies in Abortions Instead of Helping Coronavirus Patients

A federal judge in Texas with a long history of siding with abortion advocates ruled today that Texas abortion centers can defy the governor’s order to stop non-essential medical procedures instead of helping coronavirus patients by conserving medical resources during the pandemic.

Federal judge blocks Texas from enforcing coronavirus-related abortion ban

A federal judge on Monday blocked a Texas policy that temporarily prohibited most abortions as part of the state’s response to the coronavirus outbreak.Responding to a lawsuit by abortion providers, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel of Austin said the policy – which allowed abortions only if a woman’s life or health were at risk – amounted to a ban on abortion in violation of the U.S.