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Texas Abortion Restrictions

Texas nurses say ban on abortion is merely the start of the health problems women will face

Health workers caring for pregnant women now face a bewildering array of legal questions.

An ultrasound machine sits next to an empty patient bed at Whole Women’s Health of Austin on Sept.1, 2021.

No easy answers

“To hear physicians who’ve been doing this forever even consider having to let someone get sick blows my mind. It’s not something I’ve in my 17-year career ever heard of.”

— Jessica Phillips, former labor and delivery nurse

The impact on people of color and the profession

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