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Faculty of 1000 evaluation for The public health threat of anti-abortion legislation
F1000 - Post-publication peer review of the biomedical literature
What happens when abortion access is severely restricted for 26 million Americans? Texas is about to find out. In July 2013, the Texas legislature passed one of the country's most restrictive laws that not only bans most abortions after 22 weeks and limits the use of medical abortion but also contains several provisions that are likely to lead to the closure of most abortion clinics in the state. The law requires facilities to meet the standards of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and mandatesdoi:10.3410/f.718270044.793490589 fatcat:zceff333andqbl4yfqmyrcjleq