Justice Department Sues Texas Over Senate Bill 8

September 9, 2021

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced today that the Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit to prevent the State of Texas from enforcing Senate Bill 8 (SB8), which went into effect on Sept. 1 and effectively bans most abortions in the state.

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Justice Department Sues Texas Over Senate Bill 8

Updated September 9, 2021