While pro-choice groups say this is a game-changer, pro-life organizations say this is a step in the wrong direction.
“We’re disappointed that the Biden Harris administration we would go to these lengths,” said Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life.
Lengths Attorney General Merrick Garland says are necessary.
“Eighty-five to 90 percent of abortions performed in Texas before this law was in effect, we’re on patients who are past the six-week mark,” Duble claimed.
The law also doesn’t make exceptions for victims of rape or incest
“The act is clearly unconstitutional under long-standing Supreme court precedent,” Garland said.
“We have to remember that if a woman is impregnated after a rape, that there are two parties involved to victims,” Pojman said. “The mother, who is the victim of rape, but also the innocent unborn child. And we should not advocate for taking the life of the unborn child.”