Texas Woman Reportedly Charged with Murder Due to Self-Induced Abortion

According to reports, a 26-year-old Texas woman is being charged with murder after authorities say she “performed a self-induced abortion.”

Lizelle Herrera was arrested and charged on Thursday for murder. A sheriff’s spokesperson told reporters Herrera was arrested after she “intentionally and knowingly cause the death of an individual by self-induced abortion.”

This charge comes on the heels of Texas’s new and more stringent laws against abortions. Women who perform self-induced abortions are not immune from criminal charges. Herrera was released on a $500,000 bond for her charge.

Source: valleycentral.com

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