Pro-Life Laws Have Impact on State Abortion Rates

A recent study showed that the Texas law has reduced abortion in the state by 50% since it first went into effect in September. And an analysis of other pro-life laws, including those related to abortion funding and informed consent, reveals that these measures have had a demonstrable impact in reducing the number of abortions. The Texas law, which has the unique enforcement mechanism of lawsuits from private citizens, meant that "2,164 abortions were provided in September 2021" compared to "4,313 in September 2020, a 49.8% decrease," according to a report from the Texas Policy Evaluation Project at the University of Texas at Austin. Read more...


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