Paul DeBenedetto | Houston Public Media
The law allows private citizens to sue anyone who performs or helps someone get an abortion after roughly six weeks. If successful, the plaintiff could be awarded at least $10,000.
Hundreds of bills passed in the 2021 regular legislative session in Texas become law, including abortion and voting restrictions, a ban on critical race theory, permitless carry and more.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is prosecuting Hervis Rogers, who allegedly voted before his parole ended. Paxton has made prosecuting alleged cases of voter fraud a core mission of his office.