Supreme Court ruling lets Texas abortion clinics remain open

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

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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.

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

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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:

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.

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