Biden team asks Supreme Court to pause Texas abortion law

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The budget ministrations asking the US Supreme Court to block district Texas abortion law while legal challenges play out in the courts the justice department has asked the nation's highest court to lift an appeals court order that allows Texas to continue enforcing its abortion ban spelled out in a unique law designed to resist federal court challenges the department says the Texas ban defies previous abortion decisions because the time frame in which the procedure is allowed has already expired before many women realize they are pregnant White House press secretary Jen Psaki says president Biden wants to protect abortion access for women he continues to believe that roe V. Wade as should be is the law of the land he supports efforts to codify roe V. Wade the administration also told the justices they could fast track a decision on the law's constitutionality this term which sees another abortion case on the docket Jackie Quinn Washington

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