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Texas Abortion Restrictions

Nearly 10,000 more babies born in nine months under Texas’ restrictive abortion law, study finds

This is the first analysis of live births since the law, which banned abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy, went into effect in September 2021.

A patient looks at her ultrasound before proceeding with a medical abortion at Alamo Women's Clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S., August 23, 2022. To open the clinic, Dr. Alan Braid and his staff had to obtain new medical licenses and move their families. During the building renovation, some contractors who opposed abortion refused to work with them, Braid said. Anti-abortion activists resented that New Mexico had become a refuge for those seeking to end pregnancies. The state allows abortion throughout pregnancy.     REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein    SEARCH "HOCKSTEIN ABORTION FAMILY" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.

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