AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A
Texas abortion law passed last year that requires doctors to show
sonograms to patients can be enforced while opponents challenge the
measure in court, a federal appeals court said Tuesday in a ruling that
signaled the judges believe the law is constitutional.
When the state will begin
enforcing the law was not immediately clear. The group that brought the
case, the Center for Reproductive Rights, is weighing how to proceed
and has 14 days to ask for a rehearing of the case. If there are no
appeals by then, the court would likely allow the state to begin
enforcing the law.
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