Doha Madani and Pete Williams23h ago / 12:08 AM UTCTexas Governor Greg Abbott speaks at a press conference at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, on March 29, 2020.Tom Fox / The Dallas Morning News/Pool via APJudges in Texas and Ohio have temporarily blocked abortion bans that were included as part of those states’ response to the coronavirus pandemic. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott last week ordered doctors to postpone procedures that were not medically necessary, and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton added that the order includes “any type of abortion.” Abbott’s order came just two days after the Ohio Attorney General David Yost ordered clinics to stop abortions in order to preserve personal protective equipment for healthcare workers. Federal Judge Lee Yeakel in Austin said in his decision Monday that the Texas order was too broad and violated the constitutional guarantee of a woman’s right to choose.The American Civil Liberties Union, which filed the legal challenge to halt the ban, celebrated the Ohio decision by a federal court on Monday.”Abortion is essential, time-sensitive health care — and it will continue in Ohio,” the organization said.Corky Siemaszko1d ago / 11:43 PM UTCBrooklyn man arrested for allegedly coughing on FBI agents, selling marked-up medical gearA Brooklyn


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