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Cotton Statement on 8th Circuit Ruling on Dismemberment Abortions

August 7, 2020

Washington, D.C. - Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement after the 8th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals vacated an injunction imposed by the district court preventing enforcement of Arkansas's law prohibiting "dismemberment abortions":

"After years of obstruction and delay, Arkansas is one step closer to protecting unborn babies from the barbaric method of dismemberment abortion. Today's ruling moves us toward a society that respects the dignity and worth of every human being."