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With no opposition in the room, a rural Texas county makes traveling for an abortion on its roads illegal

Cochran County, which borders New Mexico, joins a small group of other rural Texas counties that have passed these ordinances. Abortion-rights supporters say the new policies are not legal.

Mark Lee Dixon talks during the meeting. Members of the public talk about abortion issues during the Cochran County Commissioners meeting Thursday morning, Sept. 28, 2023.

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