Texas abortion law leads to surge in mail-in pill requests: study


Texas abortion law leads to surge in mail-in pill requests: study

AUSTIN, Texas — Nearly six months after Texas passed the most restrictive abortion law in the nation, the number of procedures performed after six weeks of pregnancy has plummeted — but demand for self-managed abortion care has dramatically increased. increased, according to a University of Texas study released Friday.

The study looked at requests made by Texans through Aid Access, an Austria-based nonprofit organization that mails abortion medication, in the weeks and months after the implementation of the Texas Senate Bill 8, which prohibits abortion after six weeks of pregnancy.

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