The last clinic: the only abortion clinic still open in the Rio Grande Valley
By Vice News on Dec 6, 2016
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This segment originally aired Nov. 29, 2016, on VICE News Tonight on HBO.
After Texas House Bill 2 became law in 2013, abortion clinics in the state were required to meet the same standards as trauma centers there, a regulation designed to make compliance so expensive that the clinics would have to shut down. Half of them did.
“People are still very confused about what’s going on with abortion,” Andrea Ferrigno of Whole Woman’s Health told VICE News correspondent Antonia Hylton. “We still see patients coming in thinking that abortion is illegal.”
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