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By Mary Margaret Olohan, LifeNews, Aug. 2, 2019

WASKOM, TEXAS – The city of Waskom, Texas, declared itself a sanctuary city for the unborn in June, prompting pro-choice groups to post billboards advocating abortion access in the town.

The Waskom city council passed an ordinance in an effort to ban abortions June 12. Abortions are not currently permitted in the state after 20 weeks, but supporters of the pro-life movement fear stricter abortion laws right across the border in Louisiana will cause more women to come to Texas for the procedure, according to The Washington Post.

Right to Life East Texas, based out of Longview, aided the council in its decision.

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a heartbeat bill banning abortions after an unborn baby’s heartbeat can be detected in May, prompting Right to Life East Texas director Mark Lee Dickson to take action, he told the Daily Caller News Foundation.

Dickson described the council meeting June 12 when the ordinance was passed. ….

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