How A Pregnant Texas Woman Is Fighting A Traffic Ticket With Roe V. Wade Overturned

A pregnant woman is fighting a traffic fine she received for driving in the carpool lane. Here’s how the recent Roe v. Wade overturning is playing into her case. What Happened: A pregnant woman was fined $215 for driving alone in the carpool lane in Texas, but is now fighting the ticket. Driver Brandy Bottone told the Dallas Morning News that she told police officers she should be allowed to drive in the carpool lane, as her unborn child should count as a passenger. Bottone, who is 34 weeks pregnant, was driving to pick up her son and was given the fine at a checkpoint at the end of ... Full story available on