Justice Department to sue over Texas' restrictive abortion law

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Justice Department to sue over Texas' restrictive abortion law

From NBC News | Politics by Rebecca Shabad

The Biden administration is filing a lawsuit to challenge Texas' near-total ban on abortions, which the Supreme Court declined to block last week.

The Justice Department is announcing Thursday that it will file the suit, senior administration officials said. Attorney General Merrick Garland said earlier this week that the department was exploring "all options" in responding to the law.

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