Death of Roe/TX
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Death of Roe: effects in Texas
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- 2022-05-10 Suspect in 'death of something I didn’t know existed': Texas virtually criminalizes miscarriages too «"Intentionally or not, it felt like I’d become a suspect in the death of something I didn’t know existed," Parrish said on Twitter. "Eventually, it stopped. They were satisfied that I hadn't known I was pregnant and induced an illegal abortion in Texas. I left, though not without the fear that because I'd gone for medical help, I'd now be reported, per Texas law."» Parrish went on to note that such prosecutions have already happened.
- 2022-05-05 Abbott threatens to challenge SCOTUS 1982 decision ensuring free public education for all kids: SCOTUS having overturned one major right, rights-opponents see this as an opportunity to overturn more of them. It looks like Abbott mainly wants to deny it to immigrant kids, for now -- but if he gets that, poor kids will be next.
- 2022-05-04 Can Republicans Stop Patients From Leaving the State for an Abortion? Some Are Willing to Try. Texans flee to Oklahoma: Oklahoma passes a copycat law. Missouri had already drafted a similar law back in March, anticipating this decision. «...the Court has no understanding that a post-Roe world is going to be one where jurisdictions fight each other. [...] if in a state like Missouri, a zealous prosecutor goes after an Illinois provider who has been providing abortions on their citizens, the courts are going to have to figure out: Can a state do that if the provider is completely following Illinois law?”» This is fine with the GOP; they feed on social chaos.