Texas House Aims to Ban All Abortions, Defy Federal Rules

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A proposed Texas law against abortion asserts state sovereignty, requires the state AG to monitor enforcement and directs state agencies to enforce the laws regardless of any contrary or conflicting federal statutes, regulations, executive orders or court decisions. (Facebook photo)

Christian News – A bill to outlaw abortion in Texas took its first steps forward in the state legislature and is now assigned to the House Committee on Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence, chaired by a lawmaker who co-sponsored an identical bill to abolish abortion in 2017.

Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen referred the Abolition of Abortion in Texas Act, House Bill 948, to the committee, led by Rep. Jeff Leach, R-Plano. Rep. James White, R-Hillister, who also serves on the committee, is already a co-sponsor of the measure.

“A living human child, from the moment of fertilization upon the fusion of a human spermatozoon with a human ovum, is entitled to the same rights, . . .

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