Texas AG ‘Hopeful’ Supreme Court Will Recognize His State’s Authority to Protect Life

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told Newsmax on Friday he is ”very hopeful” the U.S. Supreme Court will recognize his state’s authority to ”protect life” and ”get people the opportunity to have their grievances addressed in any court they want” after the high court agreed to hear arguments on Texas’ controversial new abortion law.

The law, which has been in effect since September, bans almost all abortions in the state after about six weeks of pregnancy, even in cases of rape, sexual abuse and incest.

Supreme Court justices on Friday refused to block the law but said they will decide whether the federal government has the right to sue over the directive.

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