September 02, 2021

Boston Globe: Mass. political leaders slam Supreme Court for allowing Texas abortion law to remain in force

Politicians in Massachusetts on Thursday blasted the US Supreme Court for allowing a highly restrictive abortion law in Texas to stand, dashing the hopes of abortion providers and others who’d filed an emergency appeal with the high court asking the panel to block the measure.

“The data is clear: the majority of Americans support #RoeVWade,” US Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Cambridge Democrat and former presidential candidate, tweeted on Thursday morning, following the high court’s 5-4 decision allowing the law to stand. “With SCOTUS conservatives refusing to defend 50 years of legal precedent, Congress needs to step up and codify Roe into federal law.”


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By:  Travis Andersen
Source: Boston Globe