The New Texas Abortion Law Is Putting Some Patients In Danger : Consider This from NPR Doctors in Texas have been warning that the state's abortion law known as SB 8 would make it harder for them to treat medical crises and would endanger their patients. Six months in, those predictions appear to be coming true.

NPR correspondent Sarah McCammon reports from central Texas where some women have faced medical issues made more dangerous by SB 8.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

The New Texas Abortion Law Is Putting Some Patients In Danger

The New Texas Abortion Law Is Putting Some Patients In Danger

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Protesters take part in the Women's March and Rally for Abortion Justice in Austin, Texas, on October 2, 2021. Sergio Flores/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters take part in the Women's March and Rally for Abortion Justice in Austin, Texas, on October 2, 2021.

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Doctors in Texas have been warning that the state's abortion law known as SB 8 would make it harder for them to treat medical crises and would endanger their patients. Six months in, those predictions appear to be coming true.

NPR correspondent Sarah McCammon reports from central Texas where some women have faced medical issues made more dangerous by SB 8.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Jason Fuller and Lauren Hodges. It was edited by Lee Hale and Ammad Omar. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.