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Thu Dec 7, 2023, 04:44 PM Dec 7

Attorney General Ken Paxton Responds to Travis County TRO (allowing a woman to obtain an abortion in Texas) [View all]

Steve Vladeck

Those defending ambiguous medical exceptions in abortion bans regularly suggest that the problem is not the ambiguities, but doctors narrowly construing them.

And yet, here’s Texas AG Ken Paxton threatening doctors with civil and criminal liability for FOLLOWING A COURT ORDER.

It’s almost like doctors are genuinely—and reasonably—worried about civil and criminal liability for good faith exercises of their best medical judgment that might end up falling on the wrong side of the ambiguous lines that these state abortion bans draw…

Texas Attorney General

Attorney General Ken Paxton Responds to Travis County TRO:

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Republican translation::: you women should know your place. keithbvadu2 Dec 7 #1
Completely outrageous. Do it in the Doctor's office if possible, no hospitals involved. n/t SheilaAnn Dec 7 #2
We must vote out this thug RussBLib Dec 7 #3
Lock him up !!!!!!!!!!! Trueblue1968 Dec 7 #33
Ken Paxton recognizes no higher power. He is the judge of all. brer cat Dec 7 #4
What an arrogant creep. TSExile Dec 7 #5
Paxton, respectfully, needs to go fuck himself every hour on the hour from sunrise to sunset for eternity. madinmaryland Dec 7 #6
Paxton manages to make a horrific situation even worse. Paladin Dec 7 #7
Paxton is an asshole LetMyPeopleVote Dec 7 #8
Wasting the time of people at those hospitals.. lostnfound Dec 7 #9
The world would have been measurably better had he been aborted. Stinky The Clown Dec 7 #10
Does this POS have a wife or daughters of child bearing age? sinkingfeeling Dec 7 #11
I wondered the same thing. And hoped for something I shouldn't. oldsoftie Dec 7 #22
My hope is that he develops a Teratoma Tumor on his genitals maxrandb Dec 7 #28
Three daughters, one son. Only one daughter has a child, I think. ancianita Dec 7 #29
Use best medical practices, risk your license and your liberty gratuitous Dec 7 #12
I want this POS asshole to have to stand there KatyaR Dec 7 #13
It's a shame... GiqueCee Dec 7 #14
Is this really what the people of Texas want? JoseBalow Dec 7 #15
He's a Republican TwilightZone Dec 7 #17
I wonder how many of those 53% want this JoseBalow Dec 7 #25
Paxton is a woman-hater on steroids dlk Dec 7 #16
Seriously time to get Abortions out of the legal system and into the medical system Bev54 Dec 7 #18
Since when is this Paxton clown and private citizens not subject to court orders? bucolic_frolic Dec 7 #19
It's shit like this... SimpleMan Dec 7 #20
Ken Paxton... surfered Dec 7 #21
Ken Paxton's Mother should have had an abortion Stainless Dec 7 #23
His letter should be used to overturn the law moonshinegnomie Dec 7 #24
I must "self-censor" on this..... DemocraticPatriot Dec 7 #26
Same here. TSExile Dec 7 #27
May he and his cohort in the SCOTUS end up sharing a hot tub in the Hell they believe in Hekate Dec 7 #30
You do of course understand... jmowreader Dec 7 #31
May the blue wave continue Demovictory9 Dec 7 #32
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