Hays County, News
Texas passes sweeping abortion restrictions
By Sahar Chmais
A bill with sweeping abortion restrictions is awaiting the signature of Texas Governor Greg Abbott.
The bill would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat was detected, which is generally in the timeframe of six weeks after conception.
“It’s unfortunate and disgraceful that the House has passed legislation to effectively ban abortion in the state of Texas,” said State Re. Erin Zwiener in a somber tone.
Senate Bill 8, which would ban abortions in about six weeks, even ...