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

Posted on · 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.

Abortion Rights

Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Into Law One Of Nation’s Strictest Abortion Measures, Banning Procedure As Early As 6 Weeks Into A Pregnancy

Posted on · The signing of the bill opens a new frontier in the battle over abortion restrictions as first-of-its-kind legal provisions intended to make the law harder to challenge are poised to be tested in the courts.

Abortion Training Taboo

Part Two: Will Texas Have Enough Doctors Who Can Perform The Procedure?

Posted on · Professors of obstetrics and gynecology in Texas are struggling to teach new doctors about abortion. This story delves into the specifics of training, explaining why a doctor who knows how to perform a dilation and curettage procedure (the foundation of abortion technique) may still not be competent to perform elective abortions in Texas – and why that matters.