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Shuttered abortion clinics affect women on Texas border

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Opponents of the stricter regulations on abortion rally outside the county courthouse in El Paso.
Mónica Ortiz Uribe
Opponents of the stricter regulations on abortion rally outside the county courthouse in El Paso.

The fight against stricter regulations on Texas abortion clinics goes to court again today. Lawyers will argue on behalf of two clinics near the U.S./Mexico border. Those clinics have shut their doors, unable to meet new rules passed by state lawmakers last year.

The fight against stricter regulations on Texas abortion clinics goes to court again today. Lawyers will argue on behalf of two clinics near the U.S./Mexico border. Those clinics have shut their doors, unable to meet new rules passed by state lawmakers last year.

As a result, Mónica Ortiz Uribe reports that women who seek an abortion may have to travel hundreds of miles.

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