Texas Steps on the First Amendment of the Constitution

Texas Steps on the First Amendment of the Constitution

Texas law SB-8 effectively makes all abortions illegal after six weeks, usually when a fetal heartbeat can be detected. With this law, the state’s legislature and governor effectively stepped on the 1st Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Since the law took effect on Sept. 1, 2021, several legal maneuvers have been brought forth. Abortion clinics […]

Federal Judge Halts Enforcement of Texas Abortion Ban

Federal Judge Halts Enforcement of Texas Abortion Ban

U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman of Austin granted a temporary injunction against Texas’ recent law that virtually bans abortion. Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, the state is ordered to halt the enforcement of Senate Bill 8 (SB8), which essentially prohibits abortions once the “fetal heartbeat” is detectable, about six weeks into a pregnancy. In his […]

Texas’ Latest Abortion Law Relegates Women to 3rd Class Citizenship

Texas’ Latest Abortion Law Relegates Women to 3rd Class Citizenship

Texans have tried to do away with allowing a woman’s “right to choose” since before the Supreme Court ruling Roe v Wade was Constitutional. Less than a decade ago, Texas instituted legislation — targeted restrictions on abortion providers (TRAP) laws — to make it harder for clinics to operate within its borders. Unfortunately, on Sept. […]

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