Invitation to All Points: Abortion clinics closed by new law
03/09/2014 12:00 AM
03/07/2014 7:01 PM
Abortion clinics in Beaumont and McAllen closed last week because the doctors there did not have admitting privileges at local hospitals, as required under Texas’ new law regulating clinics as if they were surgical centers. More are expected to close by September, leaving six locations in Texas for patients to end a pregnancy legally. Is the new law working the way Texans meant, or has it gone too far in restricting what the U.S. Supreme Court held is a constitutional freedom?
Send no more than 150 words with your name, address and phone number to email@example.com. Deadline is Wednesday for publication next Monday.
Submit a Letter or Cheer/Jeer
Verification: Letters must include author's full name, address and day and home phone numbers for verification purposes only.
Frequency: Writers are limited to one letter every 30 days.
Content: Suggested letter length is 200 words or less. Please limit your Cheer or Jeer to 50 words or less.
Items may be edited. All submissions to the Star-Telegram will become the property of the Star-Telegram.
Questions: Call 817-390-7830 or contact Mike Norman, Editorial Page Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the Discussion
Fort Worth Star-Telegram is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.