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Texas abortion clinics that faced imminent closure will now be able to remain open.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday evening prevented the state from enforcing a law that would have closed all but eight of the state's abortion clinics.

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The law would have required the clinics to make expensive upgrades that healthcare professionals had decried as unnecessary.

It's been a busy day in court for the Lone Star state. A separate court on Tuesday allowed the state's controversial voter ID law to take effect.

This tweet pretty much sums up the day:

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Emily DeRuy is a Washington, D.C.-based associate editor, covering education, reproductive rights, and inequality. A San Francisco native, she enjoys Giants baseball and misses Philz terribly.