Senate Bill 1 Testimony

83rd Texas Legislature, 2nd Special Session Committee Meeting

MT: I oppose Senate Bill 1 because it has been put forth as legislation that will protect women and raise the standard of care in abortion clinics in Texas, but the measures it contains will in fact endanger women's lives by closing most Texas abortion clinics while they come up to code as ASCs, a process that will take a great deal of time and money to put in place unnecessary new requirements that do nothing to raise the standard of care or even change the way abortion procedures are currently performed. [continue]