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Listen: Abortion Is Considered Basic Health Care in Mexico City. Its Clinics Are Open to U.S. Women.

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Texas women seeking to terminate pregnancies have had to travel outside the state, and south of the...

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Dr. Laura García Martín examines a patient at the Inguarán Maternity Hospital in Mexico City. The public hospital provides free abortions and post-abortion checkups, which often include birth control. Image by Verónica G. Cárdenas/The Texas Tribune.

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A look at abortion access in Mexico City, post-Roe. - Greta Díaz González Vázquez and Alexa Ura

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to eliminate the constitutional right to abortion cut off access to millions of people of reproductive age, forcing them to look beyond state lines if they want to end their pregnancies. For some, including those living in restrictive states like Texas, the answers may be found in Mexico City.


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