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Texas Abortion Restrictions

What you need to know about abortion in Texas

The nation’s high court has eliminated the constitutional protection for abortion. Clinics in Texas stopped providing the procedure immediately. We’re answering our readers’ questions.

Abortion rights demonstrators protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court after the court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision, in Washington, D.C. on June 24, 2022.

What is Roe v. Wade?

Why was Roe v. Wade overturned?

Is abortion still legal in Texas?

Does the law apply to military bases and Native American reservations?

​​Could this law apply to me if I got an abortion in the past?

Can I get abortion in Texas if I have a life-threatening pregnancy?

Are there exceptions in Texas’ ban on abortion for rape or incest?

Is it still legal for Texans to get abortions in other states?

Are birth control and emergency contraceptives still legal?

Who will be affected by today’s ruling?

Is there precedent for the court rolling back rights like this?

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