Pro-choice activists want Congress to overrule the new Texas abortion law, which prohibits...

How the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2021 could overrule Texas abortion laws – KVUE.com

Pro-choice activists want Congress to overrule the new Texas abortion law, which prohibits abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat. AUSTIN, Texas — The Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) would allow abortions across the country and end the new Texas abortion law. WHPA has been introduced each session since 2013. Over the years, the language has changed but the goal was the same: make abortions legal and accessible in every state. Identical bills are in House and Senate committees right now. The sponsors are Rep. Judy Chu and Sen. Richard Blumenthal. WHPA shows 27 reasons why the bill should pass. Under …

 

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