Texas

Texas House Representative Files Bill to Ban Sex-Selective Abortions

Doctors who perform sex-selective abortions could have license revoked if bill becomes law

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With the shiny new session of the Texas Legislature a mere six days away, your lawmakers are gearing up to debate some important issues, like handsy TSA agents and whether we should drug-test people who have the audacity to file for emergency welfare relief. But, as ever, some legislators are most concerned with all things uterus-related. House Rep. Allen Fletcher of Harris County's District 130 has filed the newest piece of anti-abortion legislation, which would ban "sex-selective" abortions, or what he refers to as "pre-natal discrimination."