US city is a ‘sanctuary’, but not if you’re a pregnant woman who wants a choice

Texas city approves ban on abortions unless a woman’s life is in danger, flying in the face of landmark ruling

04 May 2021 - 20:08 By Brad Brooks

Declaring Lubbock a “sanctuary city” for the unborn, voters have approved a local ban on almost all abortions and the Texas legislature is considering a law to bar the procedure as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

Lubbock, home to about 260,000 people, is the 25th such sanctuary city - all but two in Texas - to have banned abortions in the past two years...

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