Why Some Texas Churches Support Access to Reproductive Health Care
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In 2019, more than two dozen Texas congregations partnered with the nonprofit Just Texas: Faith Voices for Justice and declared their spaces to be Congregations for Reproductive Freedom. This new classification was created as a first step in unraveling the stigma surrounding reproductive health issues within religious communities.
Since then, these congregations have worked with their communities to provide spiritual guidance and create programs that help Texans access reproductive health care, including abortions, both inside and outside the US. State.
Today, nearly two months after the Supreme Court released its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson, which ended the constitutional right to abortion by overturning Roe v. Wade, these religious communities face new challenges.
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