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Appeals court rejects Biden admin attempt to force ER doctors to perform abortions

Alliance Defending Freedom
Appeals court rejects Biden admin attempt
to force ER doctors to perform abortions
5th Circuit blocks abuse of federal law,
rules to protect emergency rooms from govt overreach
NEW ORLEANS – In a pivotal victory for women, children, and healthcare professionals, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit ruled Tuesday that the Biden administration cannot illegally use federal law to force emergency room doctors to perform abortions.

ADF attorneys representing the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Christian Medical and Dental Associations, alongside the state of Texas, asked the court to keep in place a lower court ruling halting the Biden administration from employing the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act to force doctors to provide elective abortions in emergency rooms. The appeals court unanimously agreed.

Full news release:

https://adfmedia.org/case/state-texas-v-becerra

Case Name: State of Texas v. Becerra

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