The Texas Tribune's Becca Aaronson, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News, reports: "In their successful push this summer for strict new regulations on abortion facilities and the doctors performing them, proponents of the Texas legislation said it was needed because conditions at existing facilities made it unsafe for women seeking to terminate pregnancies. But a Texas Tribune review of state inspection records for 36 abortion clinics from the year preceding the lawmakers’ vote turned up little evidence to suggest the facilities were putting patients in imminent danger" (Aaronson, 9/16). Read the story.
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