U.S. judge blocks Texas fetal tissue burial laws

FILE PHOTO: The federal court building is shown at the beginning of a hearing on a state law concerning abortion in Austin, Texas, U.S., July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jon Herskovitz/File Photo

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A federal judge blocked Texas laws requiring the burial or cremation of aborted fetal tissue, saying in a decision on Wednesday the measures placed substantial and unconstitutional obstacles in the path of a woman’s right to choose an abortion. U.S. District Judge David Ezra in Austin, Texas, issued a permanent injunction […]

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