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    Abortion in Texas has become (almost) illegal

    From 1st September 2021, it has become illegal in Texas to have an abortion six weeks after the start of the pregnancy because of a new unique law of its kind that opens a new frontier in the clash between Washington, individual states and the Supreme Court. What is the law about? Signed in May by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, the Senate Bill 8 – also called the Texas Heartbeat Act – makes any abortion after the sixth week of pregnancy illegal, barring cases where the mother’s life is in great danger. This temporal term coincides with the first possibility…