Without Federal Protections for Abortion Rights, Half the States in the U.S. Could End Up Like My Family’s Home Country
We need federal legislation to help protect access to safe abortion across the United States.
The failure to end Texas’s blatant denial of the constitutional right to abortion gives other states the green light to set copycat laws into motion.
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With one of the most extreme abortion bans this country has ever seen now in effect, politicians, neighbors, and even complete strangers can sue anyone who helps a person access an abortion in Texas after six weeks. This is a full-scale assault on abortion access.
Here’s what you need to know about what led up to the six-week abortion ban in Texas — and how to fight back.