Can Cook County sever ties with businesses that support Texas’ abortion ban?

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"It's important that we show that you do not have to be in Texas to stand up for what is right."- Cook County Commissioner Kevin Morrison

File – In this July 9, 2013 file photo, opponents and supporters of an abortion bill hold signs near a news conference outside the Texas Capitol, in Austin, Texas. Planned Parenthood teamed up with the Center for Reproductive Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit in federal court Friday to block key provisions of a new abortion law that sparked massive protests and threw the Texas Legislature into chaos before it was approved this summer. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Cook County Commissioner Kevin Morrison joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why he sent a letter to Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, asking for a legal opinion on whether the county can cut ties with companies that supports the Texas abortion ban.

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