A small Texas town became a “sanctuary city of the unborn” Tuesday night when the city council passed an ordinance banning abortion within the city limits.
The city council for Waskom, Texas, unanimously passed the ordinance over the warnings of the mayor, who said the town may be sued. The ordinance passed to cheers from the crowd, KTAL reported. It prohibits abortion clinics from opening and declares the town a “sanctuary city” for the unborn. “We decided to take things into our own hands, and we’ve got to do something to protect our cities and to protect the unborn children,” said Mark Lee Dickson of Right To Life with East Texas. Waskom, with a population of about 2,000, does not have an abortion clinic. Supporters of the ordinance call it preventative, KTAL reported. “Most likely we will end up […]