Driving distance to an abortion clinic in Texas would increase dramatically after a COVID-19 abortion ban

If abortion care in Texas shut down, the average driving distance to a clinic would increase 1,925% each way from 12 miles to 243 miles

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Bearak J, Jones RK, Nash E and Donovan MK, COVID-19 Abortion Bans Would Greatly Increase Driving Distances for Those Seeking Care, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2020.