Clergy could face tens of thousands of dollars in 'damages' for discussing abort...

Under Texas abortion law, clergy could face harsh punishment for giving spiritual advice – The American Independent

Clergy could face tens of thousands of dollars in 'damages' for discussing abortion with church members under Texas's new extreme abortion ban. In tears, a college student called Rev. Lauren Jones Mayfield from her dorm room. The teenager was distraught — her conservative parents had just disowned her over her choice in a partner, and after an unexpected pregnancy, she was in need of spiritual advice, Mayfield recalled. "She was scared to death that God was going to abandon her like her parents had," Mayfield, a Louisville pastor, told the American Independent Foundation. "And so she was reaching out to …

 

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