Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill banning mail-order abortion drugs into law

Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday signed Senate Bill 4 into law, which bans mail-order abortion drugs and prevents physicians from providing abortion drugs to women who are more than seven weeks pregnant. Courtesy: Office of the Governor
Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday signed Senate Bill 4 into law, which bans mail-order abortion drugs and prevents physicians from providing abortion drugs to women who are more than seven weeks pregnant. Courtesy: Office of the Governor (KSAT)

AUSTIN, Texas – Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday signed Senate Bill 4 into law, which bans mail-order abortion drugs and prevents physicians from providing abortion drugs to women who are more than seven weeks pregnant.

Abbott was joined for the bill signing by state Rep.Stephanie Klick as well as other members of the legislature and representatives from pro-life advocacy groups.

“Texas continues to lead the way in protecting unborn children and fostering a culture of life, which is why I am proud to join Texas Values, members of the legislature, and pro-life leaders to sign Senate Bill 4 into law,” Abbott said. “This year, we have witnessed the Biden Administration temporarily lift restrictions on abortion-inducing drugs and heard from those who want to permanently rollback safety protocols in place to pregnant women. We will not allow this to happen in Texas.”

Prior to the signing, Abbott delivered the keynote address at the Texas Values Policy Forum in Austin.