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Demand for abortion-inducing medication spiked after Texas’ near-total ban on the procedure

One international nonprofit saw a more than 1,000% increase in requests for the two-drug regimen, which state law prohibits sending through the mail.

Paper bags containing the medication used for a medical abortion, follow-up instructions, and heating pads are prepared for patients who will be having abortions that day at Trust Women clinic in Oklahoma City on Dec. 6, 2021. Of the 20 abortions performed that day, 17 of the patients came from Texas.

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