A leading abortion provider in Texas on Tuesday sued judges, medical licensing officials and a host of others who may be involved in enforcing a new law banning abortion for most women. of State.
The lawsuit, filed in federal court by Whole Woman’s Health, seeks to prevent Senate Bill 8 from taking effect as planned in September. The law allows people to sue abortion clinics, doctors and others who help women access the procedure in Texas after a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually around six weeks from now. pregnancy.