Abortion resources for Texans and beyond: From counseling to contraception to legal services, here are your options

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At the time of writing, abortion is legal in Texas before the first evidence of fetal cardiac activity, which typically occurs after about six weeks. If the Supreme Court’s draft opinion in Roe v. However, reflecting the court’s final decision, Wade makes having an abortion (but not an abortion) a felony under a “trigger law” 30 days after the Supreme Court overturned Roe. legislators enacted last year.

Current Texas law requires physicians to personally examine patients before administering abortion drugs and prohibits the delivery of such drugs through the mail. Patients who use telemedicine for abortions are not criminals, although some states have prosecuted such patients under different laws.

The Food and Drug Administration has approved abortion drugs for up to 10 weeks of pregnancy.

Disclaimer: The following does not constitute an endorsement of any listed organization, company, or service, but is intended to inform readers of resources utilized by Texas abortion seekers.

abortion services

help access Virtual care and recipes. aidaccess.org

Austin Women’s Health Center Medical care with a focus on post-abortion care. 512/443-2888. austinwomenshealth.com

Planned Parenthood Abortion clinic and reproductive health service provider. planned parenthood.org

The health of the whole woman Abortion clinic and virtual abortion treatment provider. www.ganzfrauengesundheit.com

Financial support for abortion costs

Bridge alliance Provides financing for travel to New Mexico and Colorado. brigidaliance.org

Fund Texas Choice Provides funding for abortion-related expenses, including travel and lodging. fundtexachoice.org

Mariposa Fund Provides assistance to undocumented people seeking abortion treatment in New Mexico. mariposafund.org

Lilith fund Provides direct funding for abortions. lilithfund.org

SYS (Support Your Sistah) Provides money, childcare assistance, food, transportation, and abortion doulas. Helpline: 469/978-7710. theafiyacenter.org

Texas Equal Access Fund Provides direct funding for abortions. teafund.org

Project to Support Women’s Reproductive Rights (WRRAP) Provides financial support to disadvantaged women. Wrap.org

Online pharmacies abroad that sell abortion pills

Source: Plan C

Safe abortion pills secureabortionpills.com

Abortion Rx abortionrx.com

Generic abortion pills genericabortionpills.com

Buy MTP kits bit.ly/3y9Riaf

Abortion Privacy abortionprivacy.com

Online abortion pills onlineabortionpillrx.com

contraception

Planned Parenthood The North Austin location offers medical care. 512/331-1288. bit.ly/3s5XZGo

The Bridge Collective Provides transportation and hands-on assistance; provides free emergency contraception and pregnancy tests.thebridgecollective.org

General information

National Network of Abortion Funds Connects people to local abortion funds. abortionfunds.org

need abortion Provides information on where to access abortion treatment in Texas. needabortion.org

Plan C Provides information on ordering abortion pills by mail. plancpills.org

Legal advice

When/when/how Provides free legal advice and helpline for anyone seeking an abortion. ifwhenhow.org, www.reprolegalhelpline.org

Jane’s due process Provides free legal assistance to pregnant minors. 24/7 Hotline: 866/999-5263 (English and Spanish; also accepts texts). janesdueprocess.org

Advice and telephone support

All options Unwanted Pregnancy Support and Options Advice. 888/493-0092. all-options.org

Exhale pro voice Post abortion support hotline. Text hotline: 617/749-2948. exhaleprovoice.org

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