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Texas House approves new abortion restrictions

Published on May 19, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Editor’s note: This story was updated May 20 to add that SB 8 passed on third reading GOP House lawmakers took a sweeping approach to anti-abortion legislation on Friday, giving an initial OK to a measure that would ban the most common form of second-trimester procedure and change how health care providers dispose of fetal remains. Under the broad strokes of Senate Bill 8, abortion providers would have to bury or cremate fetal remains following an elective abortion and they would be banned from donating aborted fetal tissue to medical researchers. The bill also bans “partial-birth abortions,” which are already illegal under federal […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock