Self-Induced Abortions May Be on the Rise Due to Restrictive Laws
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to hand down a decision in May for a Texas law (HB2) that restricts the number of abortion clinics operating within the state. Among other things, HB2 requires that abortion clinics meet ambulatory standards for surgical centers in order for these facilities to stay open. Today, just eight abortion clinics are open in the Lone Star state. Texas isn’t alone when it comes to restrictive abortion laws. Since 2010, nearly 290 laws that impose...