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Interconnected Issues

The situation in Texas is demonstrating how reproductive freedom, economic issues, immigration, and many other issues are intertwined.

The Anti-Choice Agenda to Deny Information and Reproductive-Health Care

The CDC released a report on teen pregnancy, and called out how ineffective "abstinence-only" programs really are. But the anti-choice movement doesn't stop at withholding information. They're blocking access to health care and closing clinics.

Grade

Texas's grade on choice-related laws:

Methodology

Access Fact

92 percent of Texas counties have no abortion provider

Methodology

Source: Guttmacher Institute

State Affiliate

NARAL Pro-Choice Texas
info@prochoicetexas.org
Website
Facebook page
Twitter: @naraltx
Phone: 512.462.1661
Fax: 512.462.2007

Political Info and Laws in Brief

Executives

  • Governor Rick Perry (R) is anti-choice.

Legislature

  • The Texas House is anti-choice.
  • The Texas Senate is anti-choice.

ANTI-CHOICE LAWS

Abortion Ban

Texas has criminal bans on abortion.
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Biased Counseling & Mandatory Delay

Texas law subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements and mandatory delays.
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Counseling Ban/Gag Rule

Texas prohibits certain state employees and organizations receiving state funds from counseling or referring women for abortion services.
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Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Texas funds CPCs directly and refers women to CPCs.
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Public Facilities and Employees Restriction

Texas prohibits the use of public funds for the direct or indirect costs of most abortion services.
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Refusal to Provide Medical Services

Texas allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
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Restrictions on Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion

Texas restricts low-income women's access to abortion.
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Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion

Texas law restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental notice and consent.
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Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)

Texas subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
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PRO-CHOICE LAWS

Emergency Contraception

Texas law improves women's access to emergency contraception (EC).
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Low-Income Women's Access to Family Planning

Texas provides certain low-income women increased coverage for family-planning services.
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OTHER RELEVANT LAWS

Post-Viability Abortion Restriction

Texas restricts post-viability abortion.
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