The Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to lift a federal appeals court's ruling that allowed the Texas abortion law, which effectively bans the procedure after six weeks, to remain in effect.
Justice Department spokesman Anthony Coley said that the federal government plans to ask SCOTUS to overturn the appeals court's decision.
The Supreme Court had previously declined to rule on the law's constitutionality, despite the wishes of pro-choice groups.
Since the U.S.' most restrictive abortion law came into effect in Texas, women seeking to end pregnancies are overwhelming neighboring states' abortion clinics.
One woman branded the man a "hero" for his actions. "We need more men speaking out and speaking to power," she said.
"This middle finger is also to these motherf***ing men that want to tell us what the f*** to do with our body," she said at a performance.
Campaigners are celebrating after a federal judge voted to suspend controversial Texas abortion ban laws.
The state of Texas is appealing the decision to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and is likely to be successful.
Texas governor Greg Abbott signed into law on Friday new safeguards protecting women from the significant risks of abortion pills sent by mail.
The new poll marks a 9-point approval rating decline for the U.S. Supreme Court since July, Gallup pollsters said Thursday.
"We had no way of predicting what right-wing actors would do in response to this law becoming enforceable," Planned Parenthood South Texas' president said.
The House speaker is defending an abortion rights bill the House is expected to take up this week.
The GOP congresswoman told the House that women "needed a Glock-19 when it happened." She has been accused of blaming "victims for their own assaults."
"It's very unfortunate that this bill has been drafted and filed, and we are going to push back against it," Representative Angela Nixon said.
Thurman criticized the Texas abortion law in her Washington Post essay, which she wrote "from the home where I have raised my three children, who are my pride and joy."
When your privacy involves another human life and another human being, it's not just what you do with your body in the privacy of your own home.
There is goalpost-moving that's happening here.
The businesses, which include technology, venture capital, retail and consulting firms, have a combined workforce of more than 322,000 employees.
The Texas law allows any party to sue a doctor who performs a banned abortion for a minimum of $10,000.
The poll also found that 70 percent of Americans oppose the provision that allows private citizens to file lawsuits against those who "aid or abet" an abortion.
"I don't want to die there in office, there are a lot of considerations," said the associate justice during an interview on CNN.
He described seeing three teens die from illegal abortions in 1972, a year before Roe v. Wade.
Texas' new abortion law has already come up in hiring talks, one tech company founder told Newsweek. Some will pay for out-of-state abortions.
"Since S.B. 8 took effect on September 1, exactly what we feared would happen has come to pass," said Melaney Linton, president of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast.
Some anti-abortion advocates are worried that the new Texas law will cause a "backlash" against the movement.
In the state of Texas, most preborn children are now protected from the horrific violence of abortion.
Progressive and women's groups opposing the law face a challenge: How to actively oppose it without breaking the law and becoming a target of lawsuits.
"That sense of security we once had in our nation has been ripped apart," New York Governor Kathy Hochul said.