Maps of the Day: Texas’ abortion clinics vs. crisis pregnancy centers

Here’s a sobering visual of the state of abortion access in Texas via RH Reality Check.

According to Whole Woman’s Health, a group of reproductive health centers in Texas, here are all the crisis pregnancy centers in the Lone Star State. There are at least 108. Looks like you can’t throw a stone without hitting a facility looking to mislead, manipulate, and shame you out of seeking an abortion.

Map of CPCs in Texas

And here’s where Texans are expected to be able to get an abortion when the state’s new TRAP law goes into after September 2014. That’s six clinics within 268,581 square miles. 

Map of 6 abortion clinics in Texas


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Maya Dusenbery is executive director in charge of editorial at Feministing. She is the author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick (HarperOne, March 2018). She has been a fellow at Mother Jones magazine and a columnist at Pacific Standard magazine. Her work has appeared in publications like,, Bitch Magazine, as well as the anthology The Feminist Utopia Project. Before become a full-time journalist, she worked at the National Institute for Reproductive Health. A Minnesota native, she received her B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. After living in Brooklyn, Oakland, and Atlanta, she is currently based in the Twin Cities.

Maya Dusenbery is an executive director of Feministing and author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm on sexism in medicine.

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