How Texas’s S.B. 8 Restricts Sexual Abuse Survivor Advocacy


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AUSTIN, TX – OCTOBER 02: Demonstrators rally against anti-abortion and voter suppression laws at the Texas State Capitol on October 2, 2021 in Austin, Texas. The Women’s March and other groups organized marches across the country to protest the new abortion law in Texas. (Photo by Montinique Monroe/Getty Images)

The most restrictive abortion ban in the country, Texas’s S.B. 8, has already had a devastating effect on women’s rights in the state. While the legal fight continues to stop this retrograde legislation, the impacts on women seeking reproductive health care have been obvious and most alarming. However, the devastation has not been limited to this vulnerable community. 

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