As the country braces for the Supreme Court's decision on Roe v. Wade, there is a push in Austin, to decriminalize abortions.
As things stand, the procedure can be performed in Texas legally up to six weeks into a pregnancy. But if Roe v. Wade is overturned, Texas is expected to have some of the strictest abortion laws in the nation, which include a felony charge.
Austin city leaders are proposing a new resolution that directs police to make criminal enforcement of abortions its lowest priority, and prevent city funds from being used to investigate abortions.
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