Biden Justice Department Goes After Texas Abortion Law – Seeks Emergency Order To Block

The Department of Justice filed an emergency motion Tuesday evening seeking a temporary restraining order to block a Texas abortion law that went into effect earlier this month.

The move comes just days after the DOJ launched a lawsuit against Texas over the law that prohibits abortions after medical professionals can detect a heartbeat.

The law is unique in that it leaves enforcement up to private citizens through litigation.

“Texas devised an unprecedented scheme that seeks to deny women and providers the ability to challenge [the law] in federal court,” the department wrote.

“This attempt to shield a plainly unconstitutional law from review cannot stand.”

RELATED: AOC Mocked For Calling Women ‘Menstruating People’ As She Attacks Texas Abortion Law

Biden’s Justice Department Has Vowed To Fight Pro-Life Law

Attorney General Merrick Garland last week vowed to use the Justice Department in the Biden administration’s effort to combat the pro-life Texas abortion law.

Garland announced his agency would use the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act “in order to protect the constitutional rights of women and other persons, including access to an abortion.”

The DOJ almost immediately filed the lawsuit.

“It’s clearly unconstitutional,” Garland said.

The Texas abortion law took effect on September 1st after a 5-4 decision by the Supreme Court.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s press secretary Renae Eze defended her state against the Justice Department efforts to circumvent the court’s decision.

“The most precious freedom is life itself,” she said. “Texas passed a law that ensures that the life of every child with a heartbeat will be spared from the ravages of abortion.”

RELATED: Biden’s Justice Department Vows To ‘Protect’ Women Seeking Abortions In Texas

AOC Blasts Texas Abortion Law

Eze went on to express confidence in Texas’ legal footing regarding the new abortion law.

“We are confident that the courts will uphold and protect that right to life,” she said.

Garland has characterized any lawsuits filed by private citizens to protect the unborn as “violence” and vowed to “provide support from federal law enforcement when an abortion clinic or reproductive health center is under attack.”

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has said the Texas abortion law is an attack on “menstruating people.”

The law, she claims, “is about making sure that someone like me as a woman or any menstruating person in this country cannot make decisions over their own body.”

President Biden has described the Texas abortion law, designed to save the lives of the yet unborn, as “unAmerican.”


Now is the time to support and share the sources you trust.
The Political Insider ranks #15 on Feedspot’s “Top 70 Conservative Political Blogs, Websites & Influencers in 2021.”




Rusty Weiss

Rusty Weiss is a freelance writer focusing on the conservative movement and its political agenda. He has been following and analyzing the political climate for several years, and his writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, FoxNews.com and more.

Recent Posts

Don’t Believe the Hype: Woke Is Real and It’s Dangerous

By J. Peder Zane for RealClearPolitics He’s woke. She’s woke. So are they, them, ey,…

10 hours ago

MSNBC Defends George Soros, Says Criticism of Globalist is ‘Extremely Dangerous to Our Democracy’

MSNBC's Joy Reid took on the task of attempting to make left-wing billionaire George Soros…

11 hours ago

‘Running Again’ – Hillary Clinton Mocked Over Video Skit Announcing New Gig Teaching Foreign Policy at Columbia

Hillary Clinton was mocked on social media after a video skit was released by Columbia…

12 hours ago

Author Matt Palumbo Exposes in New Book How the Left Weaponized the Fact-Checking Industry

Conservative author Matt Palumbo, who is responsible for such titles as "The Man Behind the…

13 hours ago

National Hockey Team, Various NHL Hockey Players REFUSE To Wear Pride Jerseys

Due to a Kremlin anti-gay rule that could put Russian sportsmen at risk once they…

14 hours ago

Biden’s Sexual Assault Accuser Tara Reade Will Testify Before Congress, Says MAGA Rep Matt Gaetz

Representative Matt Gaetz reveals that he and Marjorie Taylor Greene have invited Tara Reade, a…

15 hours ago