Skip to main content
Exterior of Pharmacy Rivera in Nuevo Progreso, Mexico on May 4, 2022.
Texas Abortion Restrictions

With Roe v. Wade on the line, some Texans look south of the border for abortion drugs

Cheap regulated and unregulated medication is available over the counter at Mexican pharmacies, including abortion-inducing drugs that are strictly regulated in the U.S.

Across the border 

Victor Olvera puts two pharmaceutical drugs meant to be taken for ulcers back on the shelf at the Uncle Sam Pharmacy in Nuev…
Victor Olvera holds two pharmaceutical drugs meant to be taken for ulcers. Uncle Sam Pharmacy. Nuevo Progreso, Mexico. May 4…

Religion in the region

Amelio García, 69, who is a mechanic, in front of the Whole Woman’s Health clinic in McAllen on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. Garc…
Amelio García, 69, who is a mechanic, shows a photo of his first grandson, in McAllen, Texas on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. Garc…
Amelio García, 69, who is a mechanic, poses for a photo in front of the Whole Woman’s Health clinic in McAllen, Texas on Wed…

Barriers to access

Nancy Cárdenas, 31, state director for policy and advocacy for the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice, in Mc…

Share your story

This form requires JavaScript to complete.
Powered by Screendoor.

Quality journalism doesn't come free

Yes, I'll donate today