Arguments within a Texas law requiring that healthcare practices cremate or bury remains from miscarriages and abortions are put to get a federal appeals court in New Orleans.
This past year, A Texas judge blocked the legislation. U.S. District Judge David Ezra ruled that lots of clinics would be not able to satisfy the law’s demands, thus creating unconstitutional challenges for women seeking abortions.
He discovered that broken equal protection requirements by exempting a few labs and in-vitro fertilization practices.
A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments Thursday.
The Supreme Court has upheld a law in Indiana. But opponents of the Texas law notice that the Indiana judgment didn’t deal with the matter of whether an unconstitutional burden was established by the legislation.