The Potential Shock Waves of the Texas Abortion Law

Could the law’s approach threaten the authority of the Supreme Court itself?

A picture of the sunlit front of the US Supreme Court with blue sky overhead.
Source: Kjetil Ree on Wikipedia Commons

The Texas legislature recently passed, and Governor Abbott signed, Senate Bill 8 which outlaws abortion in Texas after six weeks. This threshold is passed before most women even know they’re pregnant so the law is effectively an abortion ban.

--

--

--

At Politically Speaking, we come together to share our views on politics and society. We are a proud supporter of equality and fair treatment for all people. We stand against racism and the oppression of people of color. Here at Politically Speaking, when we see, we speak!

Recommended from Medium

Evidence of Brain Injury to Challenge Criminal Convictions and Mitigate Criminal Sentences: Update…

The Devil in the Details of the Abby Honold Act

Hawai‘i Supreme Court Vacates Conviction of Petitioner Suffering Long-Term Effects of Substance Use

The side effects of police incompetence

broken pillars of justice stolen by corruption, nepotism and incompetence

Federal District Court Grants Downward Variance for Defendant With Adverse Childhood Experiences

How Rodney King Set An American City On Fire

Recent Cases in Law and Neuroscience

Thoughts on George Floyd and the Derek Chauvin Trial

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Joel Ombry

Joel Ombry

Trying to figure it out by writing it down. Interested in politics, health and fitness, writing and personal development.

More from Medium

The Magical Hair: An American Fable

Rudy Giuliani Honors 9/11 By Selling Autographed T-Shirts for $911

The Climate Tragedy Is Undoing Our World: Does Anyone Really Give a Damn?

Washington State Trooper Believed FOX News’ Anti-Vax Rhetoric, Now He’s Dead

FOX News’ Laura Ingraham