Town Square

What happens if Texas abortion laws change?

We reach out to a journalist, medical professional, pro-life activist, and a Judge to share their views and thoughts on what the end of federal abortion rights would mean for Texas and the nation.


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While everyone is taking about abortion laws, it’s important to start a conversation to better understand the history of Roe v. Wade.

In the beginning of the show, we hear from a journalist and author of the book, The Family Roe: An American Story, which tells illuminating unknown stories and about the people behind Roe v. Wade, and enables the public, for the first time, to see the abortion debate in America in its full social and personal context.

Regarding the legal and medical implications of possibly overturning Roe V. Wade, we move the conversation to talk with legal and medical experts about what this means for women's health, and how this would impact Texas' current and future health care and abortion laws.


Joshua Prager

  • New York Times journalist and author of the book The Family Roe: An American Story

Hon. Vanessa D. Gilmore

  • Retired judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Dr. Rebecca Cohen

Genevieve Marnon

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