Bloomberg Law
Nov. 1, 2021, 8:54 PM

Four Key Moments in Supreme Court’s Texas Abortion Law Arguments

Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson
Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson

The Supreme Court on Monday heard arguments on Texas’ new abortion law, which has halted most procedures in the state, and the questioning offers some clues to the outcome.

Four of the justices were already inclined to put a hold on the statute, which outlaws almost all abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy, months earlier than high court precedent. Justices Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor and Chief Justice John Roberts had all said they would have done so when abortion providers asked the court to pause the law before it went into effect on Sept. 1. ...

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