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Washington State insurance commissioner slams Texas anti-abortion law

September 3, 2021


Amid the controversy caused by Texas passing a new law that bans abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy, Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kriedler has issued a statement denouncing the legislation.

In addition to prohibiting abortion after a set period of time, the new Texan law also allows private citizens to sue abortion providers and anyone else who helps a woman obtain an abortion – this includes those who give a woman a ride to a clinic or those who provide financial assistance for the procedure.

Immediately after the passage of the law, Kriedler issued a statement condemning the legislation.

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