Texas Attorney General Declares Abortions Illegal

WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 01: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks outside the U.S. Supreme Court on November 01, 2021 in Washington, DC. On Monday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a challenge to the controversial Texas abortion law which bans abortions after 6 weeks. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

 Abortions are now illegal in Texas, according to the state’s Attorney General Ken Paxton.

In his statement, Paxton noted the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.

“Roe v. Wade and its successor case Planned Parenthood v. Casey have absolutely no basis in the U.S. Constitution,” Paxton said in the statement.

He added, “Nevertheless, for half a century, Americans have had to live under these illegitimate, illegal, and unconstitutional dictates of a partisan, willful Supreme Court.”