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Texas Senate passes two anti-abortion bills


Texas senators advanced two anti-abortion bills, one that would prevent parents from suing doctors if their baby is born with a birth defect and another that would require doctors to make sure a fetus is deceased before performing a certain type of abortion.  March 20, 20174:22 PMTwo GOP-backed anti-abortion bills passed the Texas Senate on Monday — one that would prevent parents from suing doctors if their baby is born with a birth defect and another that would require doctors to make sure a fetus is deceased before performing a certain type of abortion. State Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, answers questions about Senate Bill 25 on March 20, 2017. Marjorie Kamys Cotera for The Texas TribuneSen. Brandon Creighton's Senate Bill 25, a "wrongful births" bill designed to prevent doctors from encouraging abortions to avoid lawsuits, passed 21-9.

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