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November 2015

Report: In Texas, hundreds of thousands have attempted to self-induce abortions

Texas Observer
Between 100,000 and 240,000 Texans have attempted to terminate their pregnancies without medical assistance, according to new research released Tuesday.

Report: Nearly 2 percent of Texas women say they tried to induce abortion

Washington Post
Poverty and lack of access to reproductive health services have led nearly 2 percent of Texas women to try to induce their own abortions using medicine, teas, vitamins and other measures, according to researchers examining the impact of abortion laws in the state.

Thousands of Texas women are trying to perform home abortions, study finds

TIME
Home abortions are prevalent among poor women without access to clinics, the University of Texas study found.

Up to 240,000 women have tried to give themselves abortions in Texas

Mother Jones
And clinic closures may make it worse.

At least 100,000 Texas women have resorted to inducing their own abortions

Vox
With the recent massive increase in anti-abortion laws at the state level, getting a legal abortion in America has gotten a lot harder in the past five years. This is especially true in Texas, where anti-abortion laws have closed more than half of the state's abortion clinics.

Hundreds of thousands of Texas women attempted self-induced abortion – study

The Guardian
Findings show that 100,000 to 240,000 women aged 18-49 attempted at-home procedures in wake of legislative attempts to curtail abortion access in state.

At least 100,000 Texas women have performed their own abortions

Jezebel
Between 100,000 and 240,000 Texas women ages 18 to 49 have attempted to terminate their own pregnancies without medical assistance, according to new research.

Restrictions on women's health force women to self-induce abortion, study finds

Ms. Magazine
The Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP) today released a groundbreaking report on self-induced abortion.

100,000 women between 18 and 49 in Texas have attempted to self-induce an abortion.

New Republic
The figure comes from the Texas Policy Evaluation Project, which is tracking the effects of House Bill 2, the 2013 law that severely restricted access to abortion facilities in the state.

At least 100,000 Texans of reproductive age have attempted to self-induce an abortion

Feministing
There’s long been anecdotal evidence that with ever-increasing barriers to accessing in-clinic abortions, many Texans, particularly low-income Latinas living near the US-Mexico border, are turning to self-induced abortions. Now, a new study estimates that 100,000 and 240,000 Texans of reproductive age have ever attempted to end a pregnancy without medical assistance.