Justice Department seeks emergency order to block Texas abortion ban enforcementJustice Department lawyers argued that urgent action was necessary because the state had 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. Clarence Thomas criticizes judges for veering into politicsSupreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is criticizing some in the judiciary for veering into the role of legislators and politicians Justice Department seeks order against Texas abortion lawThe Texas law, known as SB8, prohibits abortions once medical professionals can detect cardiac activity — usually around six weeks, before some women know they’re pregnant. Man surrenders after claiming to have bomb near CapitolThe man, identified by law enforcement officials as Floyd Ray Roseberry, 49, of North Carolina, crawled out of the vehicle and was being taken into custody shortly before 2:30 p.m. Mexico decriminalises abortion in ‘watershed’ rulingMexico’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Tuesday that penalising abortion is unconstitutional.This represents a major victory for advocates of women’s health Brazil's Bolsonaro backs down from Supreme Court showdown, for nowHe had threatened to ignore the court's rulings while rallying supporters. Top US court halts Texas execution of inmate seeking pastor's touchThe inmate, convicted of murder, is calling for the right to have a pastor's hands on him as he dies. Texas abortion ‘whistleblower’ website forced offlineSite was removed from GoDaddy before being censored by new host Epik, known for providing services to far-right groups Abortion rights backers: Supreme Court’s Texas ruling shows Roe v. Wade is in dangerThe court’s conservatives rejected a compromise from the chief justice, raising the stakes for a decisive showdown this fall on a Mississippi abortion law.