U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, setting stage for Texas to ban abortion within 30 days

Texas' 'trigger law' which goes into effect following the court's ruling will ban the procedure, offering no exception for cases of rape and incest.

By Sanford Nowlin

The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade Friday, eliminating a nearly 50-year-old constitutional protection for abortion and setting the stage for Texas and other Republican-controlled states to completely ban the procedure. A current Texas law would ban all abortions starting 30 days after the high court's ruling with no exceptions for rape or incest...

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