Letting Texas ban most abortions, US top court deals major blow to choice camp Abortion opponents celebrate law the prevents procedure after six weeks of pregnancy, even in cases of rape or incest; Biden lashes out at the court decision Texas abortion ban one of dozens intended to challenge Roe v. WadeExperts say the uptick in abortion restrictions took off when President Trump named Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court in 2018. Texas passes law banning abortion after six weeksThe law, one of the most restrictive in the US, passes as the Supreme Court fails to block it. Texas abortion law: Biden vows to defend women's constitutional rightsThe US president reacts after Texas adopts an "extreme" law banning abortion from six weeks. Texas abortion clinics will be protected, Justice DepartmentThe US Justice Department pledge comes after a near-total ban on abortions took effect in the state. Texas abortion clinics will be protected, Justice Department saysUS Justice Department's pledge comes after a near-total ban on abortions took effect in the state. Department of Justice vows to protect those seeking abortion from new Texas lawThe department said it would What is Roe v. Wade and how could the Texas abortion law affect it?Roe v. Wade guaranteed access to safe, legal abortions nationwide. The Supreme Court's decision on the Texas abortion law could set a new precedent.