The legal mind behind America’s most extreme abortion law
The Guardian -

Former Texas solicitor general Jonathan F Mitchell’s ‘dangerous’ legal strategy lets legislators pass laws that thwart the judiciary

At the center of the extreme Texas law that bans nearly all abortion care in the second largest state in the US lies a novel legal provision that allows any private citizen to act as vigilantes and sue an abortion provider or anyone who “aids or abets” the procedure. While a federal judge temporarily blocked Senate Bill 8 on Wednesday, after 36 days in effect, the...

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