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Kari White and Joe Potter Op-Ed in Houston Chronicle

Fri, May 20, 2016
Kari White and Joe Potter Op-Ed in Houston Chronicle
Houston Chronicle.

The Houston Chronicle has published an op-ed by TxPEP investigator Dr. Kari White and lead investigator Dr. Joe Potter on Texas women's knowledge of and support for abortion restrictions such as HB2. The authors write, "A majority of women in Texas do not support the restrictions on abortion that HB2 and other recent laws have mandated, such as requiring physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital or requiring facilities where abortions are provided to meet ambulatory surgical center standards. More than half of the women surveyed (55 percent) had not heard of these laws, or if they had, did not know much about the laws' provisions."

The op-ed is based on a recent TxPEP publication in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, available here. See our press release on the publication here.

(Published 5-20-2016)

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