Map of the Day: Texas’s disappearing abortion clinics

map of Texas abortion clinics that are open and closed

Watch abortion access in Texas disappear (Map credit: RH Reality Check)

As the extreme anti-choice restrictions passed last year in Texas continue to force clinics to shut their doors, RH Reality Check has put together a map tracking the closures. 

Thirteen clinics (represented by the red icons) have closed, leaving the Rio Grande Valley and large swaths of West Texas without a provider for hundreds of miles. Check back there for updates.

And just in case it still wasn’t clear enough just how far rural Texans now need to travel for abortion care, here’s how the size of Texas compares to all of Europe.

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(Photo credit: Buzzfeed)

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Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director in charge of Editorial at Feministing. Maya has previously worked at NARAL Pro-Choice New York and the National Institute for Reproductive Health and was a fellow at Mother Jones magazine. She graduated with a B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. A Minnesota native, she currently lives, writes, edits, and bakes bread in Atlanta, Georgia.

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