A chain of abortion facilities in Texas has offered free abortions to those affected by Hurricane Harvey, it says, to “help” pregnant mothers who wanted to terminate their pregnancy but could not do so because of the storm. Whole Woman’s Health, which has locations in Austin, Fort Worth, San Antonio and McAllen, posted its offer to its website on Friday. “To ensure our patients get the compassionate, quality

abortion care they deserve, we’re providing no-cost abortions for those affected by Hurricane Harvey,” the organization wrote. “There are already so many barriers to access this necessary procedure, and natural disasters stand in the way of women getting to their appointment and/or being able to afford care,” it stated. READ MORE