Disbarred Lawyer Files Suit Against Texas Doc Who Violated Abortion Ban

Published Sep 21 2021 at 12:59 AM GMT
  • Courtesy of Oscar StilleyOscar Stilley, a 58-year-old Arkansas man, got up early on Monday morning and decided to sue Dr Alan Braid, the San Antonio doctor who's openly defied Texas' state ban on most abortions.
  • It is possibly the first lawsuit in the country to be tied to the new statute, SB 8, which prohibits abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detectable'about six weeks into a pregnancy.
  • The law is enforceable by private citizens, who can take medical providers or anyone else who "abets" an abortion in violation of the ban to court to try and collect a bounty of up to $10,000.



  • Published Sep 21, 2021 12:59 AM GMT