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Justice Department will 'protect' abortion seekers in Texas

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U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland is beefing up efforts to protect people seeking abortion access. Texas implements the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion rights law, which essentially deputizes citizens to report abortions that take place after six weeks. Garland: "We will not tolerate violence against those seeking to obtain or provide reproductive health services"
1 year ago·Austin, United States

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Justice Department will 'protect' abortion seekers in Texas

The Justice Department said Monday that it will not tolerate violence against anyone who is trying to obtain an abortion in Texas as federal officials explore options to challenge a new state law that bans most abortions. Attorney General Merrick Garland said the Justice Department would “protect those seeking to obtain or provide reproductive health services” under a federal law known as the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act. Garland …

1 year ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Texas abortion clinics will be protected, Justice Department says

US Justice Department's pledge comes after a near-total ban on abortions took effect in the state.

1 year ago·United Kingdom
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U.S. Department of Justice announces protection of abortion-providing hospitals from attacks in Texas

[Washington, 6th Reuters] --The U.S. Department of Justice announced on the 6th that Texas, which has a state law that almost prohibits abortion, will not tolerate attacks on those seeking abortion or those who provide abortion surgery. bottom. Texas law recognizes the right of the general public to sue those who provide surgery for abortion after the sixth week of pregnancy and abortion cooperators, leaving the de facto enforcement of the law t…

1 year ago·United Kingdom
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DoJ vows to protect women seeking abortions in Texas after radical state ban

Move by US attorney general Merrick Garland comes after strictest anti-abortion law in US took effect last week

1 year ago·London, United Kingdom
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U.S. Justice Department vows to protect Texas abortion seekers

The U.S. Justice Department said Monday that it will not tolerate violence against anyone who is trying to obtain an abortion in Texas as federal officials explore options to challenge a new state law that bans most abortions.

1 year ago·Canada
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U.S. Justice Department will 'protect' abortion seekers in Texas

The U.S. Justice Department said Monday that it will not tolerate violence against anyone who is trying to obtain an abortion in Texas as federal officials explore options to challenge a new state law that bans most abortions.

1 year ago·Toronto, Canada
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