The Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade affects patient care beyond abortions

As Texas’ total abortion ban looms, doctors fear lives are at stake for more patients than only those seeking abortions.

AUSTIN, Texas — Stricter access to abortion medications is one of the many challenges Texas doctors face after the passage of Senate Bill 8 and the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent overturning of Roe v. Wade. Doctors face those restrictions even when the medications aren’t intended for abortions. 

With a total abortion ban coming soon in Texas, obstetricians and gynecologists told the KVUE Defenders that the public needs to know how the state’s abortion laws directly affect non-abortion patient care.


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