TX bill to make abortion death penalty crime ... "killed in committee"

Sep 2012
Maybe there IS a sane GOPer in TX … thank you, Mr Leach.

Are Texas Legislators ‘Considering the Death Penalty for Women Who Have Abortions’?
House Bill 896

Republican House Member Tony Tinderholt introduced House Bill 896 (H.B. 896) on 17 January, with his Republican House colleagues Mike Lang and Valoree Swanson joining as co-authors of the bill, on 26 February. On 25 February, the bill was referred to the House Committee on Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence.

On 10 April, that committee’s Chairman, Republican House Member Jeff Leach, announced that H.B. 896 would not advance out of the committee, a move which effectively killed the bill: