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"Trigger law" would ban abortion in Texas if Roe v. Wade is overturned

Posted on AllSides May 3rd, 2022
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Data: Axios Research; Map: Baidi Wang/Axios

A so-called "trigger law" that would go into effect in 30 days if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade would make performing abortion a felony in Texas.

Driving the news: According to a draft opinion obtained by Politico — which Axios cannot independently verify — the U.S. Supreme Court intends to overturn the landmark 1973 case, reversing five decades of constitutional protection for abortion.

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