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League Commends Federal Judge for Blocking Texas Abortion Law

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WASHINGTON & AUSTIN, TX – The League of Women Voters of the United States Board President Dr. Deborah Ann Turner and League of Women Voters of Texas President Grace Chimene issued the following joint statement in response to the federal judge decision to block SB 8, the Texas bill banning any abortion after six weeks of pregnancy:  

“We commend the federal judge's intervention to temporarily block this bill that denies essential healthcare. This decision is a victory for women and all people in Texas who may become pregnant.” 


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