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Today with Dr. Kaye: Texas abortion law and women's right to choose

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law a measure that would prohibit abortions as early as six weeks. 

As a way to enforce the law, residents can sue clinics, doctors, nurses and even people who drive a woman to get the procedure, for at least $10,000. 


Lisae C. Jordan, Esq., Executive Director & Counsel with Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault joins Dr. Kaye to discuss Senate Bill 8, Senate Bill 4 and women’s right to choose. 

Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead is an associate professor of Communication and African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland and the award-winning author of Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis; a featured Public Commentator for WYPR and Op-Ed columnist for the Baltimore Sun; a K-12 master teacher in African American History; an award-winning curriculum writer and lesson plan developer; an award-winning former Baltimore City middle school teacher; and, a three-time New York Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker.