Texas doctor says he defied state's near-total abortion ban

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Hi Mike Rossi a reporting a Texas doctor who says he defied the state's near total abortion ban is being sued a San Antonio doctor who defied the new Texas restrictions on abortion providers has been sued by two people in the first test of the legality of the near total ban on the procedure former attorneys in Arkansas and Illinois have filed lawsuits against the doctor Allen braid in a weekend Washington post opinion column breed became the first Texas abortion provider to publicly reveal he violated the law that took effect September first the Texas law prohibits abortions once medical professionals can detect cardiac activity which is usually around six weeks while the law forbids prosecutors from taking criminal action it allows private citizens to sue the providers and claim at least ten thousand dollars in damages if successful hi Mike Rossio

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