Texas Gov. Abbott ‘confident’ that Supreme Court will ultimately uphold abortion law


PUBLISHED Mon, June 29, 2015 - 5:06pm EDT


Texas Governor Greg Abbott, responding to a ruling from the Supreme Court that temporarily blocked a Texas abortion law from taking effect, says he is "confident" that the country's top court will ultimately uphold the law. "Texas will continue to fight for higher-quality healthcare standards for women while protecting our most vulnerable - the unborn," he said. [full statement attached]

Related: U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocks Texas abortion law to allow opponents to file petition


  Statement from Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Supreme Court ruling

Governor Abbott Statement On Supreme Court’s HB 2 Ruling

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling on HB 2:

“HB 2 was a constitutional exercise of Texas’ lawmaking authority that was correctly and unanimously upheld by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Texas will continue to fight for higher-quality healthcare standards for women while protecting our most vulnerable – the unborn, and I’m confident the Supreme Court will ultimately uphold this law.”






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