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Progressive Prosecutors Refuse to Prosecute GOP Laws

Progressive DAs around the country have said they simply won’t enforce many state laws driven by the right-wing GOP base, using their discretion as a weapon that goes both ways. Now, some worry that many are “playing politics” for reelection.

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Judge Blocks Texas Abortion Law Enforcement

Acting on a suit brought by the Biden administration, U.S. District Court Judge Robert Pitman has blocked the new Texas law that uses the prospect of private lawsuits to enforce a ban on abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy. The decision was immediately appealed by the state of Texas and could now wind up at the Supreme Court.