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New anti-abortion law prompts economic fallout

New anti-abortion law prompts economic fallout

It’s a lesson that everyone learns from a young age: actions have consequences. In Texas, Republican lawmakers are realizing that their extreme anti-abortion bill, which took effect September 1, is causing major ramifications in the business world. For years,...

DOJ preparing to challenge anti-abortion law

DOJ preparing to challenge anti-abortion law

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said the Department of Justice is urgently exploring all options to challenge Senate Bill 8, Texas’ anti-abortion bill that went into effect Sept. 1. And according to reports, the Biden administration is preparing to file a...

Anti-abortion website shut down after flood of trolling

Anti-abortion website shut down after flood of trolling

The idea was simple enough: set up a website where people can report on their fellow Texans for violating the state’s extreme new abortion restrictions. However, as the anti-choice group Texas Right to Life found out the hard way, things are rarely simple when it...

SCOTUS refuses to block abortion ban

SCOTUS refuses to block abortion ban

 Late Wednesday night in a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block SB 8, a law that bans abortion at six weeks and rewards private citizens $10,000 for successfully bounty hunting abortion providers. The five conservative leaning justices Clarence...

Abortion rights in Texas are effectively gone

Abortion rights in Texas are effectively gone

Pro-choice advocates in Texas have long warned that the right to abortion in the state has been suffering a slow death by 1,000 cuts. With a new law banning abortion after just six weeks of pregnancy set to remain in effect until further notice, abortion providers and...