Women’s Health Advocates Warn Of ‘Urgent’ Situation In Texas After 13 Abortion Clinics Close Overnight   Leave a comment

…you know, the more I read about this, the more I’m starting to become convinced that there are those on the Right who aren’t going to be satisfied until abortion once again becomes illegal in this country…

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Texas_Abortion_Restrictions_Lawsuit.1Thirteen abortion clinics shut down in Texas overnight after a federal appeals court decided to allow a strict new anti-abortion law to go into effect. The closures left only seven abortion providers in Texas, and all are concentrated in urban areas. Abortion providers are now scrambling to inform women that their appointments were canceled for the coming week and help them find other options.

Staffers at Whole Women’s Health, which operated a clinic in McAllen, are trying to get in touch with up to 40 women who were scheduled for procedures this week. Amy Hagstrom Miller, the CEO of Whole Women’s Health, said on Friday that her staff is trying to help women travel to San Antonio to the nearest remaining abortion clinic now that there are no clinics in the Rio Grande Valley near the Mexico border.

“The need for the care in the Valley still remains,” she…

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Posted October 3, 2014 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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