Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas signed into law a bill that bans most abortions in the state, one of the most restrictive abortion measures in the country. — Margot Sanger-Katz, The New York Times
Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas signed into law a bill that bans most abortions in the state, one of the most restrictive abortion measures in the country. — Margot Sanger-Katz, The New York Times
A Texas Abortion Law, and the Fight Over Roe
Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas signed into law a bill that bans most abortions in the state, one of the most restrictive abortion measures in the country.

The law prohibits the procedure after six weeks of pregnancy — before many women know they are pregnant — and would allow private citizens to sue anyone who provided a banned abortion
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The landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, which established a constitutional right to an abortion, will be revisited by the Supreme Court this fall when it considers a Mississippi law that bans abortions after 15 weeks. If Roe were overturned, legal abortion access could effectively end in much of the South and Midwest.
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