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Anti-Abortion Laws in Texas w/ Terry Bellamak of Abortion Law Reform

Anti-Abortion Laws in Texas w/ Terry Bellamak of Abortion Law Reform New Zealand

Anti-Abortion Laws in Texas w/ Terry Bellamak of Abortion Law Reform Anti-Abortion Laws in Texas w/ Terry Bellamak of Abortion Law Reform , 15.11 MB
Monday, September 6, 2021

A ban on abortions from six weeks, with no excpetions has taken affect in Texas, after it was signed off by the Supreme Court. This is the first US state to allow a ban to go into effect since Roe v. Wade.

This move has been condemned by human rights activists and medical experts, who say this approach is not based on science and will put women at severe risk. 

Jessica spoke to Terry Bellamak of Abortion Law Reform New Zealand, who says that anti-abortion lawmakers in Texas want to incentivize anyone in the US who opposes abortion to sue providers or individuals who help patients get care.

They started off our interview discussing the restrictions put in place by conservative judges, which many have called out for being unconstitutional.