As the Texas House debated changes in abortion law, state Rep. Jonathan Stickland said on Twitter, “Today is about the 80,000+ children” whose “life is stolen” per year in Texas.
That’s a widely used number — and it’s one we’ve cited in past fact-checks. But it’s also out of date and too high, according to the latest count finalized by a Texas state agency.
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Statement: Says Texas has more than 80,000 abortions each year.