The U.S. will argue that Texas’s law “illegally interferes with federal interests,” sources say.
The New York congresswoman said Abbott’s comment in the context of access to abortion comes out of “deep ignorance.”
The decision “will set the agenda for the entire Latin American region,” one women’s rights activist group said.
The ban on purchases from Texas, as well as travel to the state by city employees, would last until the law was undone.
Calling those who exploit SB 8 “whistleblowers” is a way to turn the true meaning of whistleblowing on its head.
UN experts tasked with monitoring human rights abuses across the globe are condemning Texas’s near-total abortion ban.
The truth is that conservatives are more interested in controlling pregnant people’s bodies than protecting life.
The law could be used to silence those who seek to provide truthful information about reproductive options.
Republicans in Arkansas and Florida are already considering their own bans after the Supreme Court decision this week.
Any action proposed by Democrats would likely be obstructed by a Senate filibuster by Republicans.