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Pro-Choice Activists Help Women Get the Care They Need

With anti-choice laws shutting down abortion clinics, many women have to travel hundreds of miles--often at great cost--to access abortion care. Read about the activists who are making sure women can still get to the health care they need.

Latinos and Choice

A new poll of Latinos in Texas confirms that the majority are firmly pro-choice.


Texas's grade on choice-related laws:


Access Fact

93 percent of Texas counties have no abortion clinic


Source: Guttmacher Institute

State Affiliate

NARAL Pro-Choice Texas
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Twitter: @naraltx
Phone: 512.462.1661
Fax: 512.462.2007

Political Info and Laws in Brief


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


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


Abortion Ban

Texas has a criminal ban 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, refers women to CPCs, and has a "Choose Life" license-plate program.
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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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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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Post-Viability Abortion Restriction

Texas restricts post-viability abortion.
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