Texas man sues 3 women who helped ex-wife get abortion pills in first-of-its-kind case - News Tech Review

Texas man sues 3 women who helped ex-wife get abortion pills in first-of-its-kind case

A Texas man is suing three women who allegedly helped his ex-wife get abortion pills to end a pregnancy that she kept secret from him as their marriage crumbled.

Marcus Silva’s $1 million lawsuit against two friends of his ex and another woman is believed to be the first of its kind since the Lone Star State passed a “fetal heartbeat” law and the U.S. Supreme Court overturned of Roe v. Wade.

“If no one went and checked for a fetal heartbeat before performing an abortion, we have a problem,” said attorney Briscoe Cain, a Republican state representative in Texas helping with the case, who spoke with Fox News Digital.

Silva claims in the suit that his then-wife learned she was pregnant in July 2022 and kept the pregnancy a secret from him while she coordinated with two friends to obtain abortion-inducing medication.

The lawsuit bases many of its claims around alleged screenshots from a group chat between the wife and the two friends. The alleged texts show the friends attempting to help her terminate her pregnancy and sending her information about Aid Access, an organization that sends abortion-inducing medication through the mail, according to a report from the Texas Tribune.


A Texas lawsuit may threaten the nationwide availability of abortion-inducing drugs. (AP Photo / Allen G. Breed / File)

The text messages show that the friends expressed concerns that Silva would “snake his way into your head” as a result of the pregnancy, which his now ex-wife found out about two months after she filed for divorce.

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