On Monday, a Texas judge blocked a pro-life group called Texas Right for Life from enforcing the state’s new abortion law.
The judge issued an injunction preventing the group from suing certain Planned Parenthoods, its staff, and physicians for breaking the law until at least next April when a trial on the merits of the case is set to be held.
A statement from Planned Parenthood spokeswoman Helene Krasnoff said the abortion group was “relieved that the Travis County district court has entered a temporary injunction against Texas Right to Life and anyone working with them.”
“Despite Texas Right to Life’s last-ditch attempt to get out of testifying at today’s court hearing, our providers and health care workers will now have some protection from frivolous suits as litigation against this blatantly unconstitutional law continues,” Krasnoff added.
Texas Right to Life appeared to view the ruling as a partial win because other citizens can still enforce the measure and the group was able to