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Monday, November 18, 2019
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Texas SB1

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In response to the announcement from Governor Perry that Texas SB1, which bans abortions after 20 week – or 5 months – will pass in this special legislative session, the typical abortionists tactics and rhetoric have started back up. But the rhetoric regarding the impact of policy never matches the practice.

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The Supreme Court issued opinions on several high-profile and contentious cases thus far this week, including Fisher vs. University of Texas. AEI Visiting Fellow and Director of the Project on Fair Representation, Edward Blum, hosted a media conference featuring Abigail Fisher to respond to the opinion.

FILE – In this Oct. 10, 2012 file photo, Abigail Fisher, right, who sued the University of Texas, walks outside the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court has sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look. The court’s 7-1 decision Monday leaves unsettled many of the basic questions about the continued use of race as a factor in college admissions. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

The affirmative action case brought by Abigail Fisher regarding college admissions survived a Supreme Court review Monday in a consensus decision that side stepped the difficult constitutional issues surrounding a challenge to the University of Texas admission plan.