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Breaking: Heartbeat Law at Texas Supreme Court Today

Breaking: Heartbeat Law at Texas Supreme Court Today

Today, the Texas Supreme Court will hear arguments on the Texas Heartbeat Law. The Texas Heartbeat Law was upheld three times at the U.S Supreme Court and still remains in effect.  Now the case has moved to the Texas Supreme Court to answer the remaining question of whether the Heartbeat Law can be enforced by a small, limited number of state licensing officials. Such an interpretation would go against the plain language of the statute, which specifically requires the law to be enforced by private citizens and forbids government enforcement. This case was previously in federal court.

Jonathan Saenz, President and Attorney for Texas Values released the following statement:

“At the Texas Supreme Court, the U. S. Supreme Court or any court in between; we are confident the Texas Heartbeat Law will prevail. This historic law has saved approximately 25,000 babies’ lives to date, and Texas continues on its way to being an abortion-free state.”

Oral arguments before the Texas Supreme Court will begin at 9 a.m. in the Texas Supreme Court Building.

The Texas Heartbeat Law requires abortionists to check for a baby’s heartbeat and inform the mother if the presence of a heartbeat is detected, which can be as early as 5 weeks gestation.

Texas Values was the leading faith and family organization in Texas which led in every phase of the passage of the Texas Heartbeat law. For more information about the Texas Heartbeat Law, please visit www.texasheartbeatlaw.com

To set up an interview with a member of the Texas Values team, please contact [email protected].

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