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What Are The Implications Of The New Abortion Law On Women, Texans, And The Country?

The Supreme Court declined to block the law in a 5 to 4 vote. The new Texas law states that abortions are banned after “cardiac activity” is detected in the fetus, estimated at six weeks, without exemptions for incest or rape.

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It’s now illegal to get or give an abortion in the state of Texas after the first six weeks of pregnancy. That's before many women even know they are pregnant

Last night, the U.S. Supreme Court chose to uphold Texas' new fetal heartbeat' abortion law.

Today, experts are here to discuss this law, its implications for women, Texans, and for the future of abortion in this country.

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Charles "Rocky" Rhodes

  • Professor of Law at South Texas College of Law Houston

John Seago

Drucilla Tigner

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