The Department of Justice sues the State of Texas over new abortion law

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LIVE FROM OUR STUDIOS IN DALLAS TEXAS - Please join us live this Thursday at 6pmcst for our live/unscripted show: We discuss politics/events in the world like no other show you have heard. Caution there is no spin here just the truth as we know it. Your host John Hollywood & co-host Amos Waranch & Show Producer Maureen Vanterpool - Show sponsor American Wealth Group U.S.A. GROUP  ON FACEBOOK PM THEIR OFFICE @americanwealthusagroupnow Department of Justice Sue's the state of Texas for over the abortion law. AUSTIN, TEXAS — The Justice Department on Thursday sued Texas over a new state law that bans most abortions, arguing that it was enacted “in open defiance of the Constitution.”The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Texas, asks a federal judge to declare that the law is invalid, “to enjoin its enforcement, and to protect the rights that Texas has violated.” The act is clearly unconstitutional under long-standing Supreme Court precedent,” Attorney General Merrick Garland said at a news conference announcing the suit.The Justice Department argues the law unlawfully infringes on the constitutional rights of women and violates the Supremacy Clause of the Constitution, which says federal law supersedes state law. Federal officials are also concerned other states could enact similar laws that would “deprive their citizens of their constitutional rights,” he said. It is settled constitutional law that ‘a State may not prohibit any woman from making the ultimate decision to terminate her pregnancy before viability,’” the lawsuit reads. “But Texas has done just that.”  
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LIVE FROM OUR STUDIOS IN DALLAS TEXAS - Please join us live this Thursday at 6pmcst for our live/unscripted show: We discuss politics/events in the world like no other show you have heard. Caution there is no spin here just the truth as we know it. Your host John Hollywood & co-host Amos Waranch & Show Producer Maureen Vanterpool - Show sponsor American Wealth Group U.S.A. GROUP  ON FACEBOOK PM THEIR OFFICE @americanwealthusagroupnow Department of Justice Sue's the state of Texas for over the abortion law. AUSTIN, TEXAS — The Justice Department on Thursday sued Texas over a new state law that bans most abortions, arguing that it was enacted “in open defiance of the Constitution.”The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Texas, asks a federal judge to declare that the law is invalid, “to enjoin its enforcement, and to protect the rights that Texas has violated.” The act is clearly unconstitutional under long-standing Supreme Court precedent,” Attorney General Merrick Garland said at a news conference announcing the suit.The Justice Department argues the law unlawfully infringes on the constitutional rights of women and violates the Supremacy Clause of the Constitution, which says federal law supersedes state law. Federal officials are also concerned other states could enact similar laws that would “deprive their citizens of their constitutional rights,” he said. It is settled constitutional law that ‘a State may not prohibit any woman from making the ultimate decision to terminate her pregnancy before viability,’” the lawsuit reads. “But Texas has done just that.”  
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