An abortion clinic in Fort Worth, Texas, “raced” to terminate as many pregnancies as possible before midnight Tuesday, when the state’s heartbeat abortion ban took effect, The 19th reported in a dramatic piece last week.
According to the gender and politics independent outlet founded by two former editors of the Texas Tribune, abortionist Marva Sadler of Whole Woman’s Health, one of the largest abortion clinics in Texas, said four hours before the deadline, two dozen women were still packing the waiting room hoping to end their pregnancies before the law took effect.
The abortionists terminated 67 pregnancies in 17 hours, racing to beat the heartbeat ban, said the report.
The race to perform as many abortions as possible until midnight, when a new Texas ban on the procedure became law.https://t.co/l6MbzyxAov
— 19thnews (@19thnews) September 6, 2021
“We are not the bad guys here,” Sadler told her staff. “We