The Arrest of a Texas Woman over Abortion is only the Beginning

Murder charges were dropped as an “over-reach” of authority, but how long before such abuses become law?

Photo: Gayatri Malhotra / Unsplash

On April 7th, Lizelle Herrera, 26, found herself behind bars. She was arrested by the Starr County Sheriff’s Office, charged with murder, and held on $500,000 bond. Her crime: a…

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Brandy L Schillace

Brandy L Schillace

(skil-AH-chay) Author in #history, #science, & #medicine. Bylines: SciAm, Globe&Mail, WIRED, WSJ. EIC Medical Humanities. Host of Peculiar Book Club. she/her