Planned Parenthood sues Texas city for becoming largest ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’
The Christian Post - A Planned Parenthood abortion clinic has filed a lawsuit against a city in Texas over its recent vote to approve an ordinance that bans abortions from being performed in their jurisdiction.
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services filed the suit in federal court on Monday against the city of Lubbock, which recently became known as a “Sanctuary City for the Unborn.”
The complaint claims that the ordinance is unconstitutional since it “imposes substantial liability on anyone who procures, performs, aids, or abets an abortion in Lubbock, be it a doctor, nurse, relative, friend, or stranger.”
“The Ordinance will prevent Plaintiffs from providing abortions in Lubbock and will seriously impede access to abortion. Consequently, the Ordinance plainly violates the constitutional right to abortion,” the suit argues.
“Plaintiffs (Planned Parenthood) bring this lawsuit to safeguard their patients’ constitutional right to abortion, to prevent the harm that the Ordinance will cause their patients’ health and well-being, and to preserve their own ability to fulfill their mission to provide comprehensive reproductive health care.”
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