Health & Environment, Politics, States

Another (39th!) Texas Town Becomes Unborn Sanctuary

The city of Slaton in rural Texas passed an ordinance banning abortion “of any type and at any stage of pregnancy” within its boundaries, making it the 43“sanctuary city” for the unborn in the United States and the 39th in Texas.

The Slaton City Commission passed the new ordinance on December 13 in a unanimous 5-0 vote. The decision followed the successful implementation of abortion bans in two other cities in Lubbock County. Lubbock is the largest city in the United States to pass such legislation and Abernathy passed similar regulations in May.

The Slaton City Commission was first presented with the no-abortion ordinance on July 12 but did not proceed to make a first reading of the proposal until November 15, at which point the Commission voted 4–1 in favor of passing the decree, Live Action reported. Read more…

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