In the first lawsuit of its kind since Roe v. Wade was overturned, a husband seeks damages from women who allegedly helped his ex-wife obtain the medications to terminate her pregnancy.
Author: Eleanor Klibanoff, The Texas Tribune
Eleanor Klibanoff is the women's health reporter at The Texas Tribune. She was previously with the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting, where she covered sexual assault, domestic violence and policing, among other things. She has worked at public radio stations in Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Missouri, as well as NPR, and her work has aired on All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Here & Now.
How Texas’ Abortion Laws Turned a Heartbreaking Fetal Diagnosis Into a Cross-Country Journey
Texas’ conflicting and confusing laws on abortion have already caused catastrophic problems for pregnancy care.
“It was just a matter of time before the baby died, or maybe I’d have to go through the trauma of carrying to term knowing I wasn’t bringing a baby home,” said 27-year-old Lauren Hall, who traveled to Seattle all the way from Texas to have an abortion. “I couldn’t do that.”