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US supreme court agrees to hear arguments against Texas abortion law.

The US supreme court is allowing the Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in place but has agreed to hear arguments in the case on November 1st.

The justices said on Friday they will decide whether the federal government has the right to sue over the law.

The court’s action leaves in place for the time being a law that clinics say has led to an 80 per cent reduction in abortions in the nation’s second-largest state.

The law bans abortions after cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks of pregnancy. That is before some women even know they are pregnant.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote that she would have blocked the law now.

“The promise of future adjudication offers cold comfort, however, for Texas women seeking abortion care, who are entitled to relief now,” Ms Sotomayor wrote.

The law had been briefly banned in early October, but was reinstated just one day after clinics began racing to serve patients again for the first time since early September.

A one-page order by the 5th US court of appeals reinstated the nation’s strictest abortion law, which bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks.

The law makes no exceptions in cases of rape or incest. – AP, PA

This is the most despicable tactic of the left: Steve Hilton.

This is the most despicable tactic of the left: Steve Hilton.

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County Lines: PM launches 10-year plan to tackle drug crime.

County Lines: PM launches 10-year plan to tackle drug crime.

Boris Johnson has launched a 10-year plan for tackling drug crime in England and Wales and taking on the 'kingpins' behind supplies, warning criminals they will have 'nowhere to hide'. The PM has promised £300m investment to close down drugs gangs...

COVID-19: Boris Johnson on Christmas: 'Wait to see how dangerous Omicron is.

COVID-19: Boris Johnson on Christmas: 'Wait to see how dangerous Omicron is.

Coronavirus latest: PRIME Minister Boris Johnson today urged the public to remain 'calm' and face a waiting game to see how much of a threat is posed by the Omicron variant, before a decision on Christmas restrictions is made. The PM said: 'Nothin...

Germany mulls vaccine mandate as 4th COVID wave rages - DW News.

Germany mulls vaccine mandate as 4th COVID wave rages - DW News.

With Germany struggling to contain a massive surge in COVID-19 infections, talk of a vaccine mandate is heating up. In the coming weeks, the new parliament will vote on whether to require all residents to get the jab. In the meantime, Germany's fe...

Aung San Suu Kyi receives four-year jail sentence

Aung San Suu Kyi receives four-year jail sentence

Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi has received a four-year jail sentence, as a court delivered the first verdicts in a number of cases which could see her imprisoned for decades. The 76-year-old has been in detention since February 1st whe...

Minister says 'lifestyle drug users' could be targeted.

Minister says 'lifestyle drug users' could be targeted.

The government has unveiled a £300 million plan to crack down on drug crime in the UK, at the same time that the Commons speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle calls on the Met Police to investigate drug use within Parliament. Policing minister Kit Malthouse h...