Post-Roe is Now in Texas
Since early 2020, I’ve driven to a local abortion clinic a few times a month. As a member of the Bridge Collective, a practical support abortion fund in Central Texas, it’s not unusual for me to pick up a pregnant person an hour away, bring them to their abortion appointment, then have another volunteer drive them home a few hours later. The drive and cost of the procedure are often significant barriers for patients, and abortion funds like ours help low-income people access the health care they deserve.
But I haven’t been back to an abortion clinic since September 1, when the Texas law known as SB 8 went into effect.
Read the full article in the Winter 2021 issue of Democratic Left.