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No immediate decision on Texas abortion law appeal

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Abortion rights supporters rally July 12 on the floor of the State Capitol rotunda in Austin.

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AUSTIN — A federal appeals court didn’t act on an emergency motion Tuesday that would’ve allowed some new abortion restrictions to take effect in Texas, the latest step in a lengthy battle activists on both sides predicted would end up before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Tamir Kalifa | AP

Abortion rights supporters rally July 12 on the floor of the State Capitol rotunda in Austin.

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