TLDR: The ‘week’ of a pregnancy does not count from conception. An abortion ban at six weeks provides at the absolute most two weeks for the procedure.

Explanation graphic to highlight the absurdity of Texas’ SB 8 abortion bill (law) in context of Governor Greg Abbott’s revealing quote about his understanding of pregnancy. The law bans abortions after six weeks, creating a window for legal abortion that could only be designed by the deeply ignorant or the profoundly cruel.