“In ‘The Origins of Totalitarianism,’ Hannah Arendt observed the early tendency of a totalitarian regime to draft private citizens to conduct ‘voluntary espionage,’ so that ‘a neighbor gradually becomes a more dangerous enemy than officially appointed police agents.'” Which brings us to the Texas anti-choice law. Jeannie Suk Gersen in The New Yorker: The Manifold Threats of the Texas Abortion Law.

+ Technically, the Texas law could enable an unindicted rapist to sue the person who drives his victim to get an abortion. Greg Abbott’s answer to that? Texas is going to “eliminate all rapists.”