Opponents of the Texas Abortion Ban Are Struggling to Discover Defendants They Can Sue To Stop Its Enforcement

S.B. 8, the Texas abortion ban that took impact at the start of this month, was designed to frustrate pre-enforcement challenges by counting on non-public lawsuits to discourage the conduct it forbids. A recent ruling by the U.S. Courtroom of Appeals for the fifth Circuit exhibits how efficient that technique is. As a result of … Read more

Cawthorn Calls Jan. 6 Defendants ‘Political Hostages,’ Muses About Making an attempt To ‘Bust Them Out’

Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) mused about busting Jan. 6 “political hostages” out of presidency custody at a raucous Macon County Republican Social gathering assembly Sunday.  Responding to a query about how he would assist the individuals who had been “captured” on Jan. 6, Cawthorn started by calling them “political hostages” then stated that one drawback … Read more