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Texas Law Bannning Abortions After 20 Weeks Begins Today
Today, a law protecting unborn children in Texas who can feel pain will go into effect.
Governor Rick Perry signed the bill on July 18 and the 20-week abortion ban portion of the measure takes effect today despite a lawsuitchallenging other parts of the law.
That central portion of HB 2, protecting pain-capable unborn children is based on the Pain Capable-Unborn Child Protection Act, drafted by National Right to Life. Texas will now join nine other states in prohibiting the excruciating deaths of the smallest members of our human family, NRLC tells LifeNews.