Interim Staff On Sept. 1, the Texas Heartbeat Act, which protects preborn children at six weeks gestation, took effect after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request (on narrow procedural grounds) to throw out the law. The Texas Heartbeat Act provides no criminal sanctions for abortions committed after a heartbeat is detectable, typically around six weeks. Instead, the law, also known as […]

You are unauthorized to view this entire article. Please log in to your account to receive full access to The Interim.