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Waiting Periods and the Rising Price of Abortion

Wed, May 27, 2015

The Atlantic reported on the impact waiting periods have had on the rising cost of abortions, and cited TxPEP findings. "Nearly half of the respondents said they faced additional expenses because of the 24-hour waiting period, and they spent an extra $146 on average." (May 26, 2015)

Here's What the 2015 Texas Legislature Has Had to Say About Abortion So Far

Thu, May 14, 2015

Excellent review by the Texas Monthly of the legislation related to abortion access proposed in 2015, including ID requirement, insurance coverage, and nonviable fetuses. (May 14, 2015)

Half of TX Women Face Barriers to Reproductive Health

Wed, May 13, 2015

The Texas Tribune reports "more than half of Texas women faced at least one barrier to accessing reproductive health care in the years after lawmakers dramatically altered the state’s family planning services, according to a new report by the Texas Policy Evaluation Project." (May 12, 2015)

New Survey: Texans Struggle to Pay for Reproductive Health Care

Wed, May 13, 2015

RH Reality Checks writes "More than half of Texans who were surveyed in a new university study said that they have faced at least one barrier to accessing cervical cancer screenings, family planning care, or other reproductive health services." (May 12)

Half Of Texas Women Face Barriers To Reproductive Health

Wed, May 13, 2015

The Huffington Post shared Alexa Ura's article in the Texas Tribune, bringing national attention to the barriers Texas women face to accessing reproductive health care. (May 12)