An anti-abortion program will receive $100 million in the next Texas budget, but there’s little data on what’s being done with the money

Critics say the fast-growing Alternatives to Abortion program is secretive and a “waste” of money. But the program has strong supporters in the Republican-controlled Legislature who say it helps those who decide to “choose life in difficult circumstances.”

By Shannon Najmabadi and Carla Astudillo, The Texas Tribune
Posted 6/8/21

Sixteen years ago, Texas lawmakers created a small program with a big goal: persuading women not to have abortions. It was given a few million in federal anti-poverty dollars and saw fewer than a …

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