Abortion Opponents Draw Attention to Remaining Clinics

As U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia weighs Texas abortion providers’ request to reinstate an injunction on strict abortion regulations that took effect in November, abortion opponents are calling attention to the availability of abortion procedures across the state, hoping to prove new regulations haven't created an undue burden on women.

The Texas Alliance for Life, in a brief to the court, said its representatives called 14 abortion facilities in Austin, Beaumont, Corpus Christi, Dallas, El Paso, Houston and San Antonio on Nov. 11 and found all of the facilities had abortion appointments available within a week. In ...

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