Texas Governor Signs Law Banning Abortions Early As Six Weeks

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Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday signed a law that bans abortions in Texas before many women even know they are pregnant and differs singularly from similar efforts nationwide: leaving enforcement to private citizens, who can sue doctors or anyone who helps a woman get an abortion.

The law puts Texas in line with more than a dozen other states that ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, possibly as early as six weeks. It would take effect in September, but federal courts have mostly blocked states from enforcing similar measures.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-05-19/texas-governor-signs-law-banning-abortions-early-as-6-weeks

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