Federal judge sides with Texas, blocks HHS guidance on emergency abortions

Texas case, as well as a separate case the U.S. Department of Justice filed against Idaho, revolve around Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act

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Protestors Rally Against Restrictive New Texas Abortion Law In Austin

Protesters hold up signs at a protest outside the Texas State Capitol on May 29, 2021, in Austin, Texas. Thousands of protesters came out in response to a new bill outlawing abortions after a cardiac activity is detected signed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbot. (Sergio Flores/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.