September 24, 2021
General News

Texas Abortion Law, Update on Masks – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

One of the authors of Texas’ abortion law, which took effect Wednesday and bans most abortions after six weeks, State Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola), discusses the law after the legislature’s second special session of the summer came to an end.

“This bill says, when there’s a fetal heartbeat, when there’s a heartbeat detected, that little unborn baby growing inside her mothers’ womb, that little baby is the most innocent, the most helpless and the most worthy of protection a human will ever be,” said Hughes, who also authored Texas’ new elections law.

The new voting law adds ID requirements, puts limits on mail voting and drop-boxes, and adds new controls over local elections officials.

U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Fort Worth) also spoke to Julie Fine and Gromer Jeffers this week on Lone Star Politics.

“We need to put states like Texas back into preclearance because this…

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