Alex Wong
US Attorney General Merrick Garland announces the Department of Justice is filing a lawsuit against the state of Texas over the state’s new law that protects unborn children from abortion after six weeks in utero, as Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco (L) and Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta look on.

In a complaint filed in a federal district court in West Texas, the Justice Department said the state acted “in open defiance of the Constitution” in restricting “most pre-viability abortions.”

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