Falling for her Borat-style schtick and considering she was an anti-abortion ally, Abbott spilled the beans, telling her basically that he had principally outlawed abortion in Texas, pointing to 2 legal guidelines he’d just lately signed. One which outlaws morning-after drugs to be bought by way of mail-order and the opposite he known as the “Set off Invoice.”
Abbott was speaking about House Bill 1280, which might take impact 30 days after the U.S. Supreme Courtroom overturned Roe v. Wade, or after a court docket ruling or constitutional modification offers states the authority to ban abortions.
The governor went on to applaud Windsor and her confederate for being “so pro-life.”
Windsor and her group have perfected the gotcha sting, catching unwitting Republicans in a slew of gaffes. As Daily Beast reviews, Windsor caught Sen. Ron Johnson at a GOP occasion in Milwaukee saying there was “nothing clearly skewed” about election ends in his house state.
However, Windsor doesn’t all the time do her interviews undercover. In July, she pounced on Florida’s Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz, who’s at present below investigation for paying to move a minor throughout state traces for intercourse, if he believed sleeping with an adolescent made him a pedophile.
“My being there and asking him if he was a pedophile was to actually key in on the ridiculousness of the state of affairs within the first place,” Windsor instructed Day by day Beast.
Ultimately, Windsor acquired Abbott to confess what everyone knows is his finish recreation: a whole ban on a particular person’s proper to have an abortion and wholesale prohibition of contraception.