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Texas abortion laws would affect 22,000 women

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AUSTIN, Texas — A University of Texas study indicates that more than 22,200 Texas women would be prevented from obtaining an abortion in the next year if stricter regulations go into effect this month.

The study results, submitted to federal court this week by abortion providers seeking to block the regulations, was conducted by UT’s Texas Policy Evaluation Project, a three-year collaboration that looks at state laws affecting reproductive health.

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