Republican Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas signed a bill into law that bans local governments from funding abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood.
Senate Bill 22 prohibits the state and local governments from contracting with abortion providers for any services at all, and ends “sweetheart rent deals,” such as one arrangement a Planned Parenthood facility had with the city of Austin for one dollar per year.
The legislation ultimately protects taxpayers from granting funds to abortion providers through state and local taxes.
State Sen. Donna Campbell (R) and State Rep. Candy Noble (R) sponsored the Texas legislation.
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