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Analysis: Texas’ new standard is abortions for those who can afford to leave Texas

The Texas ban on abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy effectively makes abortion illegal for most pregnant people — but not for those who can afford out-of-state travel.

Dr. Ericka Jaramillo does an ultrasound on a patient from Austin, Texas, before her surgical abortion at Trust Women clinic in Oklahoma City, on Dec. 6, 2021.

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