Texas Doctor Sued For Violating State’s New Anti-Abortion Law

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Dr. Alan Brad was sued by a former Arkansas attorney who says Texas’s excessive anti-abortion law deserves judicial review.

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A San Antonio Doctor Who Admitted to Disregard Texas’s new abortion law By Performing the procedure on a woman Anyone who was more than six weeks pregnant may have to defend her decision in court.

Doctor. Alan Brad wrote an essay published on Saturday in the Washington Post In which he said he had aborted the woman earlier this month, while state law now prohibits abortion after the sixth week of pregnancy.

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doctor’s goal, in addition a “duty of care” for your patient.”Make sure Texas doesn’t shy away from its bid to prevent this apparently unconstitutional law from being put on trial,” he wrote in an essay published Saturday. In The Washington Post.

Now it looks like Brad will have more to say: An Arkansas man filed suit against him on Monday, According to the Washington Post.

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Oscar Stille, a former lawyer who pleaded guilty to tax fraud in 2010 and is serving a 15-year sentence on home confinement, told the newspaper that, although he does not personally oppose abortion, he thinks that The remedy should be subject to judicial review.

“If the law isn’t good, why should we go through a long, drawn out process to find out if it’s garbage?” Stille told the Post after filing Grievance In state court in Bexar County, where is san antonio located.

The new law evades judicial scrutiny by allowing people to file civil lawsuits against abortion practitioners and anyone who “aided” in illegal abortion. Plaintiffs who win in court can at least receive the reward $10,000, and Stille admits he wouldn’t mind the cash.

“If the state of Texas decided it was going to offer a $10,000 bounty, why shouldn’t I get that 10,000 bounty?” he said.

Brad has not commented on the suit, but Mark Heron of the Center for Reproductive Rights, which represents Brad’s clinic, told the Post that the suit suggests there will be more.

“SB8 says ‘anybody’ can sue for infringement, and we’re starting to do that, including out-of-state claimants,” Heron said.

Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Texas earlier this month, arguing that the new law Violates the US Constitution.

The announcement of the trial comes on the same day the Supreme Court announced in December listen to oral arguments In Mississippi, that is a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade, a landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that protects a woman’s right to access abortion without excessive government restrictions.

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