Texas Lawmaker Reportedly Facing “Security Concerns” after Blocking Bill that would Allow Death Penalty for Abortions

Police say that a Texas lawmaker has been facing “security concerns” after he blocked a bill that would have allowed the death penalty for those that have abortions.

State Rep. Jeff Leach (R) stopped House Bill 896 from moving through the Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence Committee, which he chairs. Since doing so, he has reportedly face the concerns, the details of which were not provided by Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner.

The bill garnered widespread response earlier this week after its unveiling by Rep. Tony Tinderholt, who had also introduced a similar bill in 2017.

Source: Texas GOP lawmaker facing ‘security concerns’ after blocking bill allowing death penalty for abortion | TheHill

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