“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 dozen people its first year,” the Texas Tribune reports.
“Since then it’s ballooned. Alternatives to Abortion is poised to cost taxpayers $100 million over the next biennium.”
“But the Legislature has required little information about what the program has accomplished.”Save to Favorites