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Texas abortion bill allows death penalty for patients

A bill recently introduced in Texas would make it possible for women to get the death penalty for having abortions.

The bill would criminalize all abortions, with no exceptions for rape or incest , and would make it possible to charge a woman with homicide for having the procedure, according to the Washington Post . The state of Texas allows capital punishment for homicide. Rep. Tony Tinderholt, a Republican state legislator who introduced the bill, says it would make people “consider the repercussions” of having sex.

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