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Stefanie Lindquist

Stefanie Lindquist

Stefanie Lindquist is Foundation Professor of Law and Political Science at Arizona State University.

COMMENTARY
Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas

Commentary: Jim Crow tactics reborn in Texas abortion law

By: - September 14, 2021

The new Texas law that bans most abortions uses a method employed by Texas and other states to enforce racist Jim Crow laws in the 19th and 20th centuries that aimed to disenfranchise African Americans. Rather than giving state officials, such as the police, the power to enforce the law, the Texas law instead allows […]