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Texas Abortion Restrictions

Abortion providers and distraught patients confront stark realities of Texas’ new law

Texas’ strict new law sends patients scrambling for alternative ways to access abortion, including out-of-state clinics and “self-managed” procedures.

An empty room used to perform procedures at Whole Women’s Health of Austin on Sept. 1, 2021.
The waiting room at Whole Women’s Health of Austin sits empty on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Senate Bill 8, a law banning nearly all abortions after six weeks, went into affect today.

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