Did Texas clinic perform illegal abortions ? Will they now close?

Saynsumthn's Blog

A majority of abortion clinics in Texas were forced to close Friday after the U.S. Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit ruled that House Bill 2 (HB 2) can be fully implemented while a lawsuit against two of its provisions is pending in appeals court.

Oct 2014 decision

The pro-life law required clinics in the state to be ambulatory surgical centers, something the majority of Texas abortion clinics were not in compliance with.

But, one abortion clinic in El Paso failed to get the memo and may be in violation of the law.

Hilltop abortion El Paso

According to KFOX, Hilltop was the only abortion clinic left in El Paso and continued to perform the procedure two days after the court said it couldn’t.

KFOX14 reached out to the state’s Attorney General’s office to see if the abortions performed after the ruling would be considered illegal but those messages have not been returned.

A spokesperson with the…

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