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Texas SB 8 / HB 1515 allows a bounty on anyone who aids with providing an abortion. The law takes effect September 1.
- 2021-07-16 An Abortion Provider Discusses His Biggest Fears Over Texas' Abortion 'Bounty' Law "Instead of outlawing abortion outright, the new law empowers private citizens to sue doctors like Kumar, nurses, members of his staff, as well as anyone else who 'aids and abets' an abortion – family members who drive patients to the clinic, faith leaders who provide counseling, abortion funds – for $10,000 each. The ban applies to abortions that take place after heart activity can be detected in the embryo – six weeks gestation, or roughly two weeks after a woman’s missed period, when many women don’t even know they are pregnant yet."
- 2021-07-14 Texas Is Offering a $10,000 'Bounty' on Abortions. Here's Everything You Need to Know.
- 2021-07-09 New Texas law opens up abortion bounty hunting
- 2021-05-05 House Research Organization bill analysis