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Travis County DA's vow not to prosecute abortion crimes likely won't make a difference, expert says

Aug 26, 2022 View Original Article
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    88% Extremely Conservative

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54% : They also have discretion in terms of which laws they prioritize for enforcement.
44% : The law, which the Legislature passed in 2021, was designed to be ready should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade and make abortion no longer a constitutional right.
44% : The attorney general can seek $100,000 per abortion, and the licensing authorities are instructed that they must revoke a professional license for providing an abortion in violation of the trigger ban.
42% :Physicians aren't going to be reassured by a promise of not facing criminal prosecution if what they could face instead is a $100,000 fine and the loss of their medical license, which is worth far more than $100,000.
40% : It is the "bounty hunter law" that allows private individuals to receive $10,000 per abortion and they can sue anyone involved in the abortion, other than the pregnant person.
37% : People could be criminally prosecuted not only for directly violating the law, but also for conspiring to violate the law, possibly for solicitation, a violation of the law or for accomplice liability, that they're accomplices to the crime of abortion.
33% :Elizabeth Sepper: Texas' trigger ban is a near absolute ban on abortion.
32% :Other abortion laws already on the books in Texas include: Senate Bill 8, known as the Heartbeat Act, which banned most abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy, and an old law with origins dating back to the late 1800s, also referred as the 1925 law, which prohibited abortion.

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