Amici are 13 historians with expertise in the history of abortion medicine, law, and regulation. Amici argue that the right to an abortion to preserve life and health is deeply rooted in both the legal and medical traditions of the U.S. and Texas. They document Texas’s history and tradition, including its legislative history, medical guidance, and enforcement practices, of supporting this constitutional right.
This brief was one of many filed in Zurawski v. State of Texas. For more information on the case, click here.