The 1880's Abortion

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Abortions have been around ancient times. However the right for women to choose whether not she wanted to have an abortion has not. Before the 1880’s abortion was legal in the United States. After that most states would only allow it to save the mother’s life. It was not until the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade case in 1973 that abortion was legalized again. Texas legislators passed HB2 in 2013. This measure was severely restrictive for any women trying to seek an abortion. Before the implementation of HB2 Texas had more than 40 facilities that provided abortions. As a result of HB2 by October 2015 there were only 19. “This deceptive law has proven to create higher costs, lengthier delays, and extra steps for women seeking abortion care,”

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