Skip to main content

Texas House approves “born alive” abortion bill

The House tentatively signed off on a bill Tuesday that would grant legal protections to babies born after failed abortion attempts, though such instances are extremely rare.

Rep. Jeff Leach, R-Plano speaks at a press conference to announce the filing of the Texas Born-Alive Infant Protection Act on March 7, 2019.

Texans need truth. Help us report it.

Yes, I'll donate today

Explore related story topics

Health care State government Abortion Jeff Leach Texas House of Representatives