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Texas Abortion Restrictions

Texas’ near-total abortion ban will remain in effect as federal appeals court agrees to hear legal challenge

Senate Bill 8 barred abortions as early as six weeks, before many people know they are pregnant. It is the strictest abortion ban in the nation.

An ultrasound machine sits next to an empty patient bed at Whole Women’s Health of Austin on Sept. 1, 2021.

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