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Abortion Trigger Law Goes Into Effect

Abortion Trigger Law Goes Into Effect

Today, an anti-abortion trigger law goes into effect in Texas. With very few exceptions (not for rape or incest), abortion will be banned after fertilization. The trigger law also increases the penalties for anybody who administers or facilitates an abortion and makes...

Texas’ Total Abortion Ban Begins Aug. 25

Texas’ Total Abortion Ban Begins Aug. 25

The Supreme Court issued its final judgment on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization on Tuesday, the last procedural step to finalize the overturning of Roe v. Wade. In Texas, the state’s trigger law HB 1280 is set to take effect at the end of next month,...