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.

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