FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2022
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Biden’s Extreme Abortion Agenda Violates the Will of the People
Washington, D.C. – Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America celebrated as a federal judge in Texas blocked the Biden administration’s new guidance that would illegally force hospitals, as well as doctors and other health care personnel, to carry out abortions even against their medical judgment.
The order applies to the state of Texas and comes as broad protections for unborn children and their mothers are set to take effect in Texas, Idaho and Tennessee this week. A federal judge is expected to issue a ruling soon in the Biden administration’s lawsuit against the state of Idaho.
“The Biden administration’s attempt to force their extreme abortion agenda on states and coerce medical professionals to take the lives of their unborn patients is an abuse of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. We commend Judge James Wesley Hendrix for standing firm against Biden’s illegal order,” said SBA Pro-Life America President Marjorie Dannenfelser. “The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act protects mothers and babies, requiring stabilization for both patients, and every pro-life state law allows pregnant women to receive critical, life-saving medical care during an emergency.”
Since the Dobbs decision, at least a dozen states have taken action to protect life. A Charlotte Lozier Institute legal and medical analysis shows that all 23 states with strong pro-life laws currently on the books allow necessary and timely medical treatment for miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, and other procedures necessary to save the life of a pregnant woman.
Dannenfelser continued, “Texans speaking through their elected lawmakers have made it very clear that they want strong protections for unborn babies and their mothers from the violence of abortion. Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton have been Texans’ champions every step of the way. In the new era following the Dobbs victory, there is no excuse for the Biden administration to interfere in the will of the people by imposing their radical abortion-on-demand agenda. We hope more judges follow the example of Judge Hendrix.”
Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America is a network of more than one million pro-life Americans nationwide, dedicated to ending abortion by electing national leaders and advocating for laws that save lives, with a special calling to promote pro-life women leaders.