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An anti-abortion program will receive $100 million in the next Texas budget, but there’s little data on what’s being done with the money

Critics say the fast-growing Alternatives to Abortion program is secretive and a “waste” of money. But the program has strong supporters in the Republican-controlled Legislature who say it helps those who decide to “choose life in difficult circumstances.”

Pregnancy and abortion related brochures from The John Paul II Life Center in Austin. June 4, 2021.

Counseling, diapers and vitamins 

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