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Topic - Elizabeth Graham
In a pair of closely watched abortion cases, the Supreme Court Monday received an appeal to block key provisions of a new Texas law restricting abortions, while the judges declined without comment to hear a case seeking to revive restrictions on abortion-inducing drugs.
The tough new abortion restrictions signed into law Thursday by Texas Gov. Rick Perry will almost certainly be challenged in court, the American Civil Liberties Union promised, and are already fueling a movement to unseat the lawmakers who supported the measure, angry pro-choice leaders said.
The abortion industry and Planned Parenthood "are so desperate to protect their financial interests that they continue to resist and oppose safety standards in their abortion mills," she said.
"Abortion clinics should not be held to a lower standard of care and regulation than other medical facilities, and those who break the law should be held accountable for jeopardizing the health and safety of women," said Elizabeth Graham of Texas Right to Life.