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Six months in, “no end in sight” for Texas’ new abortion law

The law is having ripple effects as clinics around the country take in Texas patients and more women turn to self-managed abortions.

Patient care coordinator Jennifer Reince answers non-stop phone calls while working with patients at Trust Women clinic in Oklahoma City on Dec. 6, 2021. The clinic was scheduling appointments 3-4 weeks out following Texas' near-total ban on abortion.

Legal challenges

Clinics remain in limbo

Pregnant patients look elsewhere for care

New law echoes outside of Texas

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